Airborne Pathogens

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Airborne Pathogens

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms such as viruses or bacteria that are present in human blood and that can cause disease in humans. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Bloodborne pathogens can be transmitted when infectious blood or other potentially infectious material is introduced into the bloodstream of a person. true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Transmission of bloodborne pathogens in the workplace can occur through infected blood or other potentially infectious material being introduced through contaminated sharps/needle injuries. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis B virus is the most common chronic bloodborne infection in the United States. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Bloodborne Pathogens can occur through infected blood being introduced through:
    • A. 

      Contact with mucous membrane found in the eye, nose, or mouth.

    • B. 

      Contaminated sharps/needle injuries

    • C. 

      Cuts in the skin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not considered a Bloodborne Pathogen?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis B

    • B. 

      Hepatitis C

    • C. 

      East Nile Virus

    • D. 

      HIV