chain of infection.docx - Chain of Infection Put the following organisms through the chain of infection The first organism is completed for you

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Chain of Infection Put the following organisms through the chain of infection. The first organism is completed for you. Infectious Agent Reservoir Portal of Exit Mode of Transmission Portal of Entry Susceptible host Type of Precaution 1.Influenza Virus Respiratory secretions Respiratory System- nose & mouth Airborne droplets- Sneeze & Cough Respiratory System- nose & mouth Elderly children Droplet precaution 2.Clostridium Difficile (C Diff) Person or contaminated surface Through feces Contaminated hands, environment and equipment consumption Elderly Anyone on antibiotics Medical care Handwashing 3.Vancoymcin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Contaminated surfaces, equipment, hands Skin and mucous membranes Direct contact Skin and mucous membranes Hospital patients colonized with bacteria (organ transplant recipients) Contact 4.Tuberculosis (TB) Airborne Respiratory Mouth and nose Cough and sneeze Respiratory system Ill patient General Airborne 6. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Humans Blood Semen Rectal fluids Intercourse Needles Mucous membrane in areas such as mouth or cuts in skin People who consistently have sex without protection, with different people.
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