Chapter 16

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Chapter 16
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2011-11-13 16:11:52
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Infection Prevention and Control
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  1. Three main groups of bacteria?
    • Cocci - round
    • bacilli - rod shaped
    • spirochetes - spiral/corkscrew
  2. Which organisms cause pathology?
    • Bacteria
    • Prions
    • Viruses
    • Protozoa
    • Rickettsias
    • Fungi
    • Helminths
    • Others - mycoplasmas, chlamydia
  3. The 4 multi-drug resistant bacteria
    • MRSA
    • VRE
    • C. Diff
    • Penicillin-resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae
    • ESBL and GNR
  4. What are Protozoa?
    one celled microscopic organisms in the animal kingdom

    pathogenic protozoa cause malaria, amebic dysentery and diarrhea
  5. What are fungi?
    Tiny primitive organisms of the plant kingdom that contain no chlorophyll

    yeast and mold
  6. Infection chain
    • 1. Causative agent
    • 2. Reservoir
    • 3. Portal of exit
    • 4. Mode of transfer
    • 5. Portal of entry
    • 6. Susceptible host
  7. 4 Types of bones
    • Short
    • Long
    • Flat
    • Irregular

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