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Infection Prevention and Control
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Nature of Infection When microorganisms capable of producing disease invade the body
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Chain of Infection Infectious agents Reservoir
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Chain of Infection Portal of Exit: Via Mode of Transmission: Contact Droplet: Airborne:
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Chain of Infection Portal of Entry: Susceptible Host:
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Course of Infection by Stage Incubation: Prodromal: Illness: Decline: Convalescence:
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Classification of Infections By Location: Local Systemic
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Classification of Infections by Duration Acute Chronic Latent -
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Health Care – Associated Infections (HAI’s) An infection acquired in a health-care facility Exogenous Infection: Endogenous Infection: Iatrogenic Infection :
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Lines of Defense Against Infection Primary Defenses:
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Lines of Defense Against Infection Secondary Defenses:
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Lines of Defense Against Infection Tertiary Defenses:
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Risk
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