Precaution Of Infection Control Quiz

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Precaution Of Infection Control Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Important characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis include:
    • A. 

      Also called acid-fast because of its staining reaction

    • B. 

      Highly resistant to disinfectants

    • C. 

      Easily killed by lung macrophages

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b, and c

  • 2. 
    What does it mean if a person has a positive TB skin test result?
    • A. 

      The person has TB

    • B. 

      The person had TB

    • C. 

      The person may have had a sublinical infection and now tests positive

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b, and c

  • 3. 
    PPE necessary when drawing blood from a TB-positive patient includes gloves, goggles and ______.
    • A. 

      N95 respirator

    • B. 

      N95 respirator; fit tested

    • C. 

      Surgical mask

    • D. 

      Face shield

    • E. 

      Surgical shoe coverings

  • 4. 
    What steps are to be taken with an accidental needle stick?
    • A. 

      Rinse blood from puncture site

    • B. 

      Apply antiseptic

    • C. 

      Report accident to supervisor

    • D. 

      See health care provider for possible prophylactic treatment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Vaccines are available for?
    • A. 

      HBV

    • B. 

      HSV

    • C. 

      HIV

    • D. 

      HCV

    • E. 

      CMV

  • 6. 
    HIV is diagnosed by_______?
    • A. 

      Loss of CD4 lymphocytes

    • B. 

      Presence of viral particles

    • C. 

      Presence of antibodies to HIV

    • D. 

      Loss of CD8 lymphocytes

    • E. 

      Presence of viral cDNA

  • 7. 
    What is the minimal concentration of bleach for disinfection?
    • A. 

      0.5%

    • B. 

      1%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      10%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 8. 
    What is septicemia?
    • A. 

      Infection of the urinary tract

    • B. 

      Infection of the blood

    • C. 

      Infection of the sinuses

    • D. 

      Infection of the inner ear

    • E. 

      Infection of the lung

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an aerobic bacteria?
    • A. 

      Staphyococcus aureus

    • B. 

      Mycobacterium tuberculosae

    • C. 

      Enterococci

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A,b, and c

  • 10. 
    If using a butterfly needle apparatus to draw a blood culture set and a CBC, which tube or vial is drawn first?
    • A. 

      Lavender-top tube

    • B. 

      Aerobic blood culture bottle

    • C. 

      Anaerobic blood culture bottle

    • D. 

      Red-top tube

    • E. 

      Black-top tube

  • 11. 
    Which statement is incorrect concerning normal flora of the skin?
    • A. 

      Normal flora refers to bacteria normally present

    • B. 

      Staph. aureus is part of the normal flora of the skin

    • C. 

      Staph. epidermidis is part of the normal flora of the skin

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A and c

  • 12. 
    When cleansing a site for blood culture, which of the following statements is not true?
    • A. 

      An alcohol swab is used first, followed by iodine

    • B. 

      A circular motion beginning in the center and moving outward is used to clean the site.

    • C. 

      A previously cleaned area should not be retouched

    • D. 

      After cleansing, the vein may be repalpated with a gloved finger

  • 13. 
    What is the most common type of nosocomial infection?
    • A. 

      Urinary tract

    • B. 

      Respiratory

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Surgical wounds

    • E. 

      Neonatal

  • 14. 
    If not enough blood is added to a blood culture bottle ___________.
    • A. 

      The probability of detecting bacteria is decreased

    • B. 

      It may take longer to detect whether bacteria are present in the patient's blood

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide levels become increased

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A, b, and c

  • 15. 
    A patient in reverse isolation ___________.
    • A. 

      Has a very dangerous contagious infection

    • B. 

      Is highly vulnerable to infection

    • C. 

      May have a suppressed immune system

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 16. 
    Hematopoietic stem cells ________.
    • A. 

      Have the ability to develop into any cell type of the body

    • B. 

      Have the ability to form all types of blood cells

    • C. 

      Are found in teh bone marrow

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 17. 
    An MRSA ________.
    • A. 

      Is a bacteria that is not inhibited by routine antibiotics

    • B. 

      Can cause serious bone infection

    • C. 

      Can cause serious wound infections

    • D. 

      Is spread mostly by contact

    • E. 

      All of the above