NRS 215 infection terms

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NRS 215 infection terms
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  1. The absence of disease producing microorganisms; being free from infection
    asepsis
  2. A disease-producing microorganism
    pathogen
  3.  Pathogens enter the body and cause an alteration in normal tissue function; an illness produced by the action of microorganisms in the human body
    infection
  4. -  Practicesdesigned to prevent the transmission of microorganisms
    isolation technique
  5. - Process by which something is rendered unclean and presumed to harbor                             pathogens.  Objects used by clients, floors, inside of sinks, and sink handles are                                always considered contaminated. 
    contamination
  6. Process by which pathogens, but not necessarilyspores, are destroyed
    disinfection
  7. Substance, usually intended for use on inanimate objects, that destroys                         pathogens but generally not spores 
    disinfectant
  8. Substance, usually intended for use on persons, that inhibits the growth of                         pathogens but does not necessarily destroy them 
    antiseptic
  9. -  Practices designed to reduce the number of and transfer of pathogens; also                                 called “clean” technique
    medical asepsis

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