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A hospital given disease or infection Nosocomial
Soiled, unclean, not suitable for use Contaminated
Free from all organisms, including spores and viruses Sterile
Clean Technique Medical Asepsis
Deactivation to the bodies response to infection Immunity
Nursing a patient separately, usually in a single room, to reduce cross infection to, or from, the patient Isolation
The presence of micro-organisms at a particular site without presence of symptoms or clinical manifestations of illness or infection Colonization
The cheapest, easiest, and most effective way to stop the spread of germs and diseases Hand Washing
Personal Protective Equipment PPE
An organism that causes illness Pathogen
An object that carries germs Fomite
The most common portal of exit Mouth

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Infection Control Crossword

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too small to be seen by the naked eye microoriganisms
micro-organisms that cause infection pathogen
small single cell organisms bacteria
resistant form of bacteria, remain viable for years endospores
only grow inside animals richettsiae
organisms that contains genetic material viruses
decompose plants and animals to fill the soil with nutrients. fungus
smallest and least understood of all microbes. prions
complex single cell organisms. protozoa
most micro-organisms do not cause infections normalflora
any place where pathogens can thrive or pose a threat, must have moisture, nutrients, and suitable temperature. reservoir
route through which blood, body fluids, excretions, or secretions leave the body. portal of exit
most dircet way to break the cycle is prevention. transmission
host is touched by infected person transmitting pathogens directly. direct contact
object has been in contact with pathogen. fomite
infected arthropod as a host. vector
any medium that transports pathogens. vehicle
occurs with dust that contains spores or by droplet. airborne
when an infected person coughs, sneezes, speaks, or sings droplet
route pathogens gain entry into a host. portal of entry
a pathogen lives inside. susceptible host
a natural resistance. immune system
born with a certian amount of immunity acquired
occurs following an injection of prepared anitbodies passive
2 million hospitalized patients acquire annually nosocomial
reducing the probability of speading infection asepsis
best way to avoid spreading infection handwashing

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Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

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the absence of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms asepsis
the use of a chemical agent or solution to destroy pathogens chemical disinfection
the presence of an infectious agent on a body surface or clothing, bedding and surgical instruments contaminated
free from bacteria or other living microorganisms sterile
a specified area such as within a tray that is considered to be free of microorganisms sterile field
a medical device that uses temperature and steam to sterilize surgical instruments autoclave
guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for reducing risk of transmission standard precautions
personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks PPE
the process of destroying all microorganisms and their pathogenic products sterilization
the process of destroying all bacteria disinfection
a substance that inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms antiseptics
a route in which a pathogen can enter a susceptible host portal of entry
the conveyance of a disease from one person to another person or object transmission
a pathogen that causes a disease such as virus, parasite or bacterium causative agent
an area for a pathogen to live and develop reservoir
acquired or occurring in a hospital nosocomial
requires oxygen to live aerobic
can live and develop without oxygen anaerobic
human immunodeficiency virus HIV
acquired immune deficiency syndrome AIDS
hepatitis b virus HBV
organisms invisible to the naked eye microorganisms
a bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease pathogens
a microorganism that cannot cause disease nonpathogens
a disease that can transmitted communicable disease
a route where a pathogen can leave its host portal of exit
infection risk susceptible host

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Microorganisms Crossword

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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

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Infection Control & Pathogens Word Search

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Sterile
Susceptible Host
Reservoir
Portal of Exit
Portal of Entry
Contaminated
Endogenous
Exogenous
Fomite
Mode of Transmission
Opportunistic
Aerobic
Anaerobic
Chain of Infection
Pathogen
Microorganism
Infection Control
Standard Precautions
Gowns
Gloves
Mask
Goggles
PPE
Infection
Chemical Bath
Autoclave
Handwashing
Sepsis
Sterilization
Disinfectant
Antisepsis
VRE
MRSA
Bacilli
Spirilla
Cocci
Helminth
Fungi
Protozoa
Virus
Rickettsaie
Bacteria

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Milady 2016 Chapter 5 Infection Control: Principles & Practices Crossword

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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

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Diseases and Disorders Crossword

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Illnesses cause by many factors Disease
any agent that casues a disease pathogen
Prokaryotic organisms that cause infections Bacteria
Medicines that can be used as treatment for bacterial diseases Antibiotics
Nonliving things that attack cells and make them reproduce their illness Virus
Viruses inject their _____ for cells to reproduce and infect others DNA
Injections that can help prevent viral infections Vaccinations
Poisonous substances created by plants (poison ivy), animals (rattlesnakes), or improperly prepared or stored food Toxins
_________________ disorders are passed down from our parent's genes Genetic
Soaps and cleaners that prevent the spread of germs Disinfectants
Diseases that can be passed (caught) from person to person Communicable
Diseases that can't be caught (passed from person to person) Noncommunicable
Diseases that are easily passed from person to person Contagious
Protection from getting a disease Immunity
Proteins in our bodies that recognize pathogens and protect us from them antigens

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ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE Word Search

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STRIKE THROUGH
SURGICALLY CLEAN
CONTAMINATION
INTEGRITIY
ASEPSIS
FOMITE
NOSOCOMIAL
BACTERIOCIDAL
BACTERIOSTATIC
STERILE FIELD
DISINFECTANT
STERILE TECHNIQUE
ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE
BIOBURDEN
SPORICIDAL
DECONTAMINATION
CROSS CONTAMINATION
ANTISEPTIC
CONTAMINATE
STERILE

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Surgical Asepsis Crossword

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kills ALL microorganisms & used for items in contact with internal body sterilization
transmitted during coughing droplet
disease producing organisms pathogens
resistance to disease immunity
found in blood producing disease bloodborne pathogens
spread by air current in a room airborne
cleaning removing debris sanitation
susceptible host capable of being infected
someone with a cold reservoir host
many different routes of transmission contact precautions
caring for any type of diagnosis standard precautions
remove microorganisms surgical scrub
soaking instruments disinfection
protect workers from HIV & bloodborne pathogens universal precautions
body is entered invasive procedures
area free of microorganisms surgical asepsis
being free of germs asepsis

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Infection Control Worksheet

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very safe and fast acting disinfectants Quats
what is MSDS Material Safety Data Sheets
One-celled microorganisms that has both plant and animal characteristics. Some are harmful some are harmless Bacterial
Chemical products approved by EPA design to destroy most bacteria (excluding spores), fungi, and viruses on surfaces disinfectants
Spherical bacteria that grows in pairs and causes diseases such as pneumonia Diplococci
The division of bacteria cells into two new cells called daughter cells Binary Fission
The ability to produce an effect Efficacy
The invasion of body tissues by disease- causing pathogens Infection
Are the methods use to eliminate or reduce transmission of infectious organisms Infection Control
self-movement Motility
A fluid created by infection Pus
Harmful microorganisms that can cause disease or infection in humans when they invade the body Pathogenic
Harmless microorganisms that may preform useful functions and are safe to come in contact with since they do not cause harm Nonpathogenic
Chemical process for reducing the number of disease-causing germs on cleaned surfaces to a safe level Sanitizing
Capable of destroying viruses Virucidal
a ringworm fungus of the foot Tinea Pedis
The process that completely destroys all microbial life, including spores Sterilization
Pus-forming bacteria that grows in clusters like a bunch of grapes. They cause abscesses,pustules,and boils. Staphylococci
Spiral or corkscrew-shaped bacteria that causes diseases such as syphilis and Lyme disease Spirilla
Pus-forming bacteria arranged in curved lines resembling string of beads. They cause infections such as strep throat and poisoning Streptococci
Any organism of microscopic or submicroscopic size Microorganism
made or constructed of a material that has pores or an openings. Porous items are absorbent Porous
Caused by or capable of being transmitted by infection Infectious
Capable of destroying bacteria Bactericidal
The presence, or the reasonably anticipated presence, of blood or other potentially infectious materials on an item's surface or visible debris or residue such as dust, hair and skin Contamination
The removal of blood and all other potentially infectious materials on an item's surfaces, and the removal of visible debris or residue such as dust,hair and skin Decontamination

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The principles of infection control Crossword

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a microscopic living organism, which may be single celled or multicellular. Microorganism
the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease, a term which came into use in the 1880s. Pathogens
Organisms that live and reproduce in the absence of oxygen anaerobic
Process that destroys all microorganisms including spores and viruses sterilization
Plantlike organisms that live on dead organic matter fungi
Absence of pathogens asepsis
Infections acquired in health care facility noocomial
Organisms that require oxygen to live Aerobic
Disease originates outside the body Exogenous
One-celled plantlike organisms that multiply rapidly Bacteria
Factors that must be present for disease to occur chain of infection
Process that destroys or kills pathogens disinfection
Smallest microorganisms viruses
Process that inhibits or prevents the growth of pathogenic organisms Antisepsis
One-celled animal organisms found in decayed materials and contaminated water protozoa
Rod shaped bacilli
comma shaped vibrois (Spirilla)
round or spherical arranged in a chain cocci (streptococci)
intact unbroken skin portal of entry

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