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red blood cells
Anopheles
parasites
mosquito
contagious
airborne
germs
symptoms
Infectious
bacterial
spreads
tuberculosis
support
healthcare
life expectancy
Transmitted
disease
Pandemic
Syndrome
Immunodeficiency

Microbes and Disease Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Small agents, some of which cause disease Microbes
Nonling, extremely small, invade a host cell Viruses
Unicellular, prokaryotic (no nucleus), some cause disease Bacteria
An agent that causes disease Pathogen
Spreads disease from host to host Vector
Outbreak of disease over continents; always contagious Pandemic
Outbreak of disease in a certain area; not always contagious Epidemic
Techniques to sterilize, disinfect, sanitize, etc. Aseptic
An interaction where one organism harms a host Parasitism
Used to treat bacterial infections Antibiotics
Used to treat the symptoms of a viral infection Antiviral
Capable of being spread; contagious Infectious
Used to prevent viral and some bacterial infections Vaccines
This system fights disease using white blood cells Immune system
This would be used to treat athlete's foot Antifungal

Epidemiology & Public Health/Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity Crossword

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Description

Infectious agents are spread throughout the body by the blood stream or lymph system systemic
example is disease causing bacteria parasitism
how the disease develops and progresses pathogenesis
infected person can transmit an infectious agent to another person communicable
present for a while then disappear transient
can occur from bacteria already found in the body as well as from outside of the body infection
person who retains pathogens and transmits infection with or without showing symptoms carrier
causative agent remains inactive for a long time, but can become active and produce symptoms latent
live stably and do not cause infection normal
easily transmitted contagious
determines the etiology of a disease epidemiologist
can be carried for years without developing into a full blown illness subclinical
a disease that is acquired in a short amount of time by a number of people in a given area epidemic
how pathogens stick together adhesions
healthcare-associated infections nosocomial
number of people that have a disease at a specified point in time prevalence

Communicable Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Transferred by a tick while hiking or hunting in the woods Lyme Disease
The state of being protected against a particular disease Immunity
Transferred through the mom to the baby during pregnancy. Passive Immunity
Abbreviation for Centers for Disease Control CDC
A life threatening disease due to the progressive failure of the immune system...leads to AIDS HIV
Bacterial infection that affects the lungs and causes chronic cough Tuberculosis
A virus that affects the nose, throat, and bronchi...a yearly vaccination is the best protection. Influenza
A bacterial skin infection common in young children. Impetigo
White blood cells that coordinate and perform many functions of specific immunity. Phagocytes
A global outbreak of an infectious disease. Pandemic

Lymphatic System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymphatic tissue. Lymphoma
Clear fluid that is found in lymph vessels and produced from fluid surrounding cells. Lymph
Disease of lymph nodes (glands). Lymphadenopathy
Dilation of small lymph vessels; often resulting from obstruction in large lymph vessels. Lymphangiectasis
An example of lymphoma. Hodgkin
Inflammatory disease in which small nodules, or tubercles, form in lymph nodes and other organs. Sarcoidosis
X-ray views in the transverse plaine for the diagnosis of abnormalities in lymphoid organs (lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland). CTScan
Acute infectious disease with enlargement of lymph nodes and increased numbers of lymphocytes and monocytes in the bloodstream. Mononucleosis
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS
Human immunodeficiency syndrome HIV
Blood-forming organ in early life; later a storage organ for red blood cells and a source of lyphocytes. Spleen
The ______ gland also produces lymphocytes. Thymus
Lymph originates in the spaces around cells and travels in _____ _______, and xxxxx xxxxx to a large vein in the neck. lymph vessels
Lymph originates in the spaces around cells and travels in xxxxx xxxxxxx, and _____ _____ to a large vein in the neck. lymph nodes
Lymph nodes located in the neck area are called ________ lymph nodes. Cervical
Lymph nodes located in the groin are called ________ lymph nodes. Inguinal
Lymph nodes located in the armpit are called ________ lymph nodes. axillary
Precise blood test to detect antibodies to specific antigens, as in HIV infection. ELISA

Milady Chapter 5 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances. allergy
Chemical germicide formulated for use on skin; registered & regulated by the FDA Antiseptics
Immunity that the body develops after overcoming a disease, through inoculation (such as flu vaccinations) or through exposure to natural allergens such as pollen/cat dander/ragweed. Acquired immunity
Showing no symptoms/signs of infection. Asymptomatic
Short, rod-shaped bacteria. They are the most common bacteria and produce diseases such as tetanus (lockjaw), typhoid fever, tuberculosis, diphtheria. Bacilli
One-celled microorganisms that have both plant & animal characteristics. Some are harmful; some are harmless. Bacteria
Harmless microorganisms that may perform useful functions & are safe to come in contact w/ since they do not cause disease/harm NONPATHOGENIC
An item that is made/constructed of a material that has no pores/openings & cannot absorb liquids NONPOROUS
Illness resulting from conditions associated w/ employment, such as prolonged & repeated overexposure to certain products/ingredients OCCUPATIONALDISEASE
Bacteria capable of producing a protective coating that allows them to w/stand very harsh environments, & shed the coating when conditions become more favorable. BACTERIALSPORE
Capable of destroying bacteria BACTERICIDAL
The division of bacteria cells into 2 new cells called daughter cells BINARYFISSION
Colonies of bacteria that adhere together & adhere to environmental surfaces BIOFILMS
Disease-causing microorganisms carried in the body by blood/body fluids, such as hepatitis & HIV BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS
chelating detergents; they break down stubborn films & remove the residue of pedicure products (scrubs/salts/masks) CHELATINGSOAPS
athlete's foot; medical term for fungal infections of the feet; red, itchy rash of the skin on the bottom of the feet &/or in between the toes, usually found between the 4th & 5th toe. TINEAPEDIS
Various poisonous substances produced by some microorganisms (bacteria and viruses) TOXINS
Disinfectants that kill the bacteria that causes tuberculosis TUBERCULOCIDALDISINFECTANTS
A disease caused by bacteria that are transmitted through coughing/sneezing TUBERCULOSIS
Capable of destroying viruses VIRUCIDAL
A parasitic submicroscopic particle that infects & resides in cells of biological organisms VIRUS
SP; precautions such as wearing personal protective equipment to prevent skin & mucous membranes where contact w/ a client's blood, body fluids, secretions (except sweat), excretions, non-intact skin, & mucous membranes is likely. Workers must assume that all blood & body fluids are potential sources of infection, regardless of the perceived risk. STANDARDPRECAUTIONS
Pus-forming bacteria that grow in clusters like a bunch of grapes. They cause abscesses, pustules, and boils. STAPHYLOCOCCI
A mechanical process (scrubbing) using soap & water/detergent & water to remove all visible dirt, debris, & many disease-causing germs. Removes invisible debris that interfere w/ disinfection. Cosmetologists are required to do before disinfecting CLEAN
Round-shaped bacteria that appear singly (alone) or in groups. The 3 types are staphylococci, streptococci, & diplococci COCCI
communicable disease; disease that is spread from 1 person to another person. Some of the more contagious diseases are the common cold, ringworm, conjunctivitis (pinkeye), viral infections, &natural nail/toe & foot infections CONTAGIOUSDISEASE
The presence/reasonably anticipated presence, of blood/other potentially infectious materials on an item's surface/visible debris or residues (dust/hair/skin) CONTAMINATION
The removal of blood & all other potentially infectious materials on an item's surface, and the removal of visible debris/residue (dust, hair, & skin) DECONTAMINATION
Determination of the nature of a disease from its symptoms &/or diagnostic tests. Federal regulations prohibit salon professionals from performing a diagnosis DIAGNOSIS
Spherical bacteria that grow in pairs & cause diseases such as pneumonia DIPLOCOCCI
Transmission of blood/body fluids through touching (including shaking hands), kissing, coughing, sneezing, & talking DIRECTTRANSMISSION
An abnormal condition of all/part of the body/its systems/organs, which makes the body incapable of carrying on normal function DISEASE

HIV/AIDS Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A medicine/ drug or treatment effective against viruses is antiviral
Action or process of spreading something to another person is transmitted
An fatal disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV AIDS
The _________ ___________ protects your body from diseases and infections immune system
The causative agent of an infectious disease virus
A fluid or fluid secretions of the body (ex: blood, semen, saliva) body fluids
Fluid that circulates throughout the body and carries oxygen blood
Keep something from happening prevention
Virus that attacks the immune system HIV
Medical treatment replaces an particular absent enzyme in patient enzyme replacement therapy

Milady 2016 Chapter 5 Infection Control: Principles & Practices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

One-celled microorganisms having both plant and animal characteristics. Some are harmful and some are harmless Bacteria
Transmission of blood or body fluids through touching (including shaking hands), kissing, coughing, sneezing, and talking. Direct Transmission
Single-cell organisms that grow in irregular masses that include molds, mildews, and yeasts. Fungi
Transmission of blood or body fluids through contact with an intermediate contaminated object, such as a razor, extractor, nipper, or an environmental surface. Indirect Transmission
Invasion of body tissues by disease-causing pathogens. Infection
Nonscientific synonym for disease-producing organisms. Germs
Any organism of microscopic to submicroscopic size. Microorganism
Harmful microorganisms that enter the body and can cause disease. Pathogens
Organisms that grow, feed, and shelter on or in another organism (referred to as the host) while contributing nothing to the survival of that organism. Parasites
Various poisonous substances produced by some microorganisms (bacteria and viruses). Toxins
A submicroscopic particle that infects and resides in cells of biological organisms. Virus
Reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances. Allergy
A disease that is spread from one person to another person. Contagious Disease
The presence, or the reasonably anticipated presence, of blood or other potentially infectious materials on an item's surface or visible debris or residues such as dust, hair, and skin. Contamination
Condition in which the body reacts to injury, irritation, or infection. Inflammation

Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the name of the infection control nurse at NHOH? Krista Burckhardt
These are items worn to protect employees from blood borne exposures PPE
A patient that is coughing should be given a mask
The single most effective way to reduce the spread of infection and disease hand hygiene
Type of isolation required for patients that have symptoms concerning for Tuberculosis Airborne isolation
This type of isolation is appropriate for a patient with infectious MRSA . Contact
Every body fluid must be considered a potential for infection
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but not viruses
the quality of being unaffected by a disease immunity
microorganisms capable of producing disease pathogens
Bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa microorgansims
To live anerobic organisms do not need oxygen

Bloodborne Pathogens Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

They are transmitted through blood or body fluid bloodborne pathogens
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS
PPE required for performing any first aid rubber gloves
The thickening of blood coagulation
Vampire food blood
A serious liver disease that can be prevented with a vaccine Hepatitis B
Causes AIDS HIV
An infection that attacks the liver but may have no symptoms Hepatitis C
Another word for needles Sharps
Sharp metal objects that can transport disease needles
Blood, saliva, etc. body fluids
Waste that poses an environmental danger due to its biological risk Infectious Waste
The action of stopping something from happening prevention
An approach to infection control to treat all human blodd and body fluids as if they were known to be infectious universal precautions
Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available First aid
Equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection personal protective equipment
Instruments used to administer medication into veins syringes
The state of being exposed to contact with something exposure
AIDS, HIV, Hepatitis C, etc. infectious diseases
The action or state of making or being made impure by polluting or poisoning contamination

Microorganisms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Microorganisms that cause infectious disease Pathogens
Pathogen that lives in blood Blood-borne
Bacteria that requires oxygen for survival Aerobic
Bacteria that live without oxygen Anaerobic
Small microbes that pass through most filters Virus
Microbes that grow on other organisms Fungus
Animal pathogen, parasites Protozoa
The way microorganisms enter the body Portals
Number of portals of entry for microorganisms Five
Spread of disease by contact with pathogen Contagion
Confined to one area of the body Localized
Spread through the body Systemic
Usual amount of specific disease in a community Endemic
Excess of normal occurrences of a specific disease Outbreak
Increase in normal number of cases of specific disease in a defined geographic area Epidemic
Epidemic spread over several countries Pandemic
Recently appearing infectious diseases in a population Emerging infection
Ingested or injected substances that have ability to inhibit growth or destroy pathogens Antibiotics
Chemical agents that treat disease Chemotherapy
Biologic or chemical agents that create immunity Immunizations
Absence or control of microorganisms Asepsis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
Bacteriostatic agents used on skin Antiseptics
Bacteriostatic agents used on inanimate objects Disinfectants
Process of destroying all living organisms Sterilization
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus MRSA
Organism that lives at the expense of another Parasite
Encapsulated bacteria in an inative state Spores