Bloodborne Pathogens & the Spread of Diseases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does horizontal disease transmission differ from vertical disease transmission?

Question 2 2. All of the following are examples of fomites EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a way for a pathogen to enter a new host?

Question 4 4. The chain of infection is made up of how many links?

Question 5 5. What is the last 'step' or 'link' in the chain of infection?

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Question 6 6. Infectious agents of disease are collectively called:

Question 7 7. Synovial fluid, found in _____, may transmit bloodborne pathogens.

Question 8 8.

It's extremely important to wear protective gear, such as gloves, when touching a person's:

I. Mucous membranes

II. Compromised skin

III. Sweat uncontaminated with blood

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a 'link' in the chain of infection?

Question 10 10. Which of the following BEST illustrates a vehicle of disease transmission?

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Question 11 11. How do vectors differ from fomites?

Question 12 12. Which of the following reflects disease transmission by direct contact?

Question 13 13. One of the BEST ways to break the chain of infection at the reservoir link is _____.

Question 14 14. Cerebrospinal fluid is a possible transmitter of bloodborne pathogens. Where is this fluid most likely to be found?

Question 15 15. Which of the following fluid is NOT known to transmit bloodborne pathogens unless contaminated with blood?

Bloodborne Pathogens & the Spread of Diseases Chapter Exam Instructions

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