Acquired immune defciency syndrome, a disease caused by HIV virus that breaks down the body's immune system
reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances
agents formulated for use on skin.
Bacilli (singular: bacillus)
Short. rod-shaped bacteria; the most comon bactera: they produce diseaseses such as tetanus (lockjaw), typhoid fever, tuberculosis, and diphtheria.
one- celled microorganisms. some are harmfull some are harmless
cabpable of destroying bacteria.
disease-causing microorganismas carried in the body by blood or body fluids.
Slender, hair-lake extentions that permit locomotion in certain bacteria; there whip like motion moves bactieria in liquid.
round shaped bacteria that appear singly (alone) or in groups.
disease that can be easiloy spread to others by contact.
determining the nature of disease or infection.
spherical bacteria that grow in pairs and cause diseases such as pneumonia.
abnormal condition of all or part of the body organ or mind that makes it incapable of carring out normal function.
and item that can be disinfected.
chemical agents that destroy most bacteria, fungi and viruses but ont spores and surfaces.
process that eliminates most microorganisms, but is not effective against bacterial spores
effectiveness with which a disinfectoin solution kills germs when used accoreding to the label.
contact with non-intact skin,blood, body fluid or other potentially infectious material that results from performances of anemployees duties.
flagella (singular: flagellum)
slender, hair-like extensions that permit locomotion in certain bacteria; there whip-like motion moves bacteria in liquid.
fungi (singular: flagellum)
microscopic plant parasites, including molds, mildews. and yeasts.
capable of destroying fungi.
bloodborne virius that causes disese affecting the liver.
human immundeficiency virus: virus that can cause AIDS.
ability of the body to destroy and resist infection.
invasion of body tissus by pathogenic bacteria.
infection that can be spread from one person to another person or from one infected body part to another.
body's response to injury or infection with redness, head, pain, and swelling.
any organism of microsopic to submicrosopic size.
type of fungus that affects plants or grows on in animate objects but
does not cause human infections in the salon setting
material data safety sheet (msds)
Material safety data sheet; safety infromation about products compiled by manufactuer
items that can be cleaned, disinfected and used on more than one perosn, even if the item is exposed to blood or body fluid.
not harmfull; organisms that may perform useful functions.
illness resultion from conditions associated with employment
plant or animal organisms that derive nutrion from another organism.
causing disease; may cause harmful conditons or illnesses in humans.
skin disease caused by infestation of head lice.
powerful tuberculocidal disinfectants
absorbent, having pores or openings
quaternary ammonium compounds
type of disinfectan solution safe for all uses in the salon' commonly called quats
sanitation or sanitizing
cleaing to remove all visible residue and matter
contagious skin disease that is caoused by the itch mite which burrows under the skin
single-use or disposable
disposable items that cannot be used more than once. either bc they cannot be cleaned of all visible residue (such as pumice stones used for pedicures), or because cleaning and disinfction damages them.
common household bleach; disinfectant for salon use
spiral or corkscrew- shaped bacteria that can cause diseases such as syphills and lyme disease.
pus-forming bacteria that grow in clusters like bunches of grapes, can cause abscesses, pustules and boils.
process that completely destroys all microbial life, including spores.
puss-forming bacteria arranged in curved lines resembling a string of beads; they can cause infections such as strep throat and blood poisoning.
disinfectants that kill the bacteria that cause tuberculosis
set of guidelines published by occupational saftey and health administration that requires the empolyer and emplyee to assume that all human blood and body fluids contain pathogens and they are thus infectious.
capable of destroying viruses
microorganism that can invade plants and animals, including bacteria.