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Asepsis & Infection Control Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The two most commonly used types of alcohol for disinfection and antisepsis are?

Question 2 2. Alcohol that is used on the skin is a type of:

Question 3 3. These proteins in your blood protect you against future attacks from antigens.

Question 4 4. What is the most accurate definition of surgical asepsis?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a 'link' in the chain of infection?

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Question 6 6. The ideal concentration of alcohol for microbicidal activity is?

Question 7 7. A hospital acquired infection is known as a:

Question 8 8. Tough, dormant forms of bacteria are known as:

Question 9 9. The chain of infection is made up of how many links?

Question 10 10. What is the last 'step' or 'link' in the chain of infection?

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Question 11 11. This type of immunity involves special cells, like killer T cells, that rid the body of unwanted cells.

Question 12 12. What is the most important principle regarding sterile technique?

Question 13 13. To ensure that an autoclave has reached an appropriate temperature during sterilization:

Question 14 14. Alcohol used on the surface of a kitchen countertop is a type of:

Question 15 15. An autoclave:

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Question 16 16. One of the BEST ways to break the chain of infection at the reservoir link is _____.

Question 17 17. When is surgical asepsis practiced?

Question 18 18. The destruction of all microorganisms on surfaces such as the skin is:

Question 19 19. Methanol is also known as:

Question 20 20. A common method of sterilizing surgical equipment is known as:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following can alcohol not destroy?

Question 22 22. A scientist that dedicates his life to studying how antibodies work is interested in this branch of science.

Question 23 23. Which component(s) needs to be surgical aseptic before a procedure can begin?

Question 24 24. An autoclave:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a way for a pathogen to enter a new host?

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Question 26 26. This is another name for antibody-mediated immunity. It likely got its name because antibodies are present in the body fluids.

Question 27 27. These cells are literally big eaters, and they love to eat antigens.

Question 28 28. The destruction of all microorganisms on inanimate objects or surfaces is known as:

Question 29 29. Which of the following represents a breach in sterile technique thereby compromising surgical asepsis?

Question 30 30. The process whereby a protein is unfolded, like a paperclip, and loses its higher-order structure due to alcohol is called:

Asepsis & Infection Control Chapter Exam Instructions

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