Infection Control Quiz Part 3

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Infection Control Quiz Part 3

Did you know that there is an infection cycle and process through which infections are passed on from one person to another? Infection control quiz part 3 dives deeper into the details. All the best and enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The chain of infection has five main components. the path by which a pathogen leaves its host 
    • A. 

      The reservoir of the infectious agent

    • B. 

      The portal of exit

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission of the infectious agent

    • D. 

      Portal of entry

    • E. 

      The susceptible host to the infectious agent

  • 2. 
    The chain of infection has five main components. the route by which an infectious agent may be transmitted from its natural reservoir to a susceptible host
    • A. 

      The reservoir of the infectious agent

    • B. 

      The portal of exit

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission of the infectious agent

    • D. 

      Portal of entry

    • E. 

      The susceptible host to the infectious agent

  • 3. 
    The chain of infection has five main components. The manner in which a pathogen enters a susceptible host
    • A. 

      The reservoir of the infectious agent

    • B. 

      The portal of exit

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission of the infectious agent

    • D. 

      Portal of entry

    • E. 

      The susceptible host to the infectious agent

  • 4. 
    The chain of infection has five main components. The final link in the chain of infection is the organism that can be infected by a pathogen. This organism is known as 
    • A. 

      The reservoir of the infectious agent

    • B. 

      The portal of exit

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission of the infectious agent

    • D. 

      Portal of entry

    • E. 

      The susceptible host to the infectious agent

  • 5. 
    Sheep hair is the usual habitat for Bacillus antracis. This means that 
    • A. 

      Sheep is an animal reservoir for the disease anthrax

    • B. 

      Sheep is the human reservoir for the disease anthrax

    • C. 

      Bacillus is the reservoir for anthrax

    • D. 

      Sheep is the mode of transmission of anthrax

  • 6. 
    Clostridium botulinum is usually found in soil, but people get the botulism infections from improperly canned food containing C. botulinum spores. The soil is the 
    • A. 

      Environmental reservoir

    • B. 

      Source of infection

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

    • D. 

      Susceptible host

    • E. 

      Human reservoir

  • 7. 
    Clostridium botulinum is usually found in soil, but people get the botulism infections from improperly canned food containing C. botulinum spores. The C. botulinum spores are the 
    • A. 

      Environmental reservoir

    • B. 

      Source of infection

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

    • D. 

      Susceptible host

    • E. 

      Human reservoir

    • F. 

      Causative agent of infection

  • 8. 
    Clostridium botulinum is usually found in soil, but people get the botulism infections from improperly canned food containing C. botulinum spores. The people who can develop botulism disease are
    • A. 

      Environmental reservoir

    • B. 

      Source of infection

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

    • D. 

      Susceptible host

    • E. 

      Human reservoir

    • F. 

      Causative agent of infection

  • 9. 
    Clostridium botulinum is usually found in soil, but people get the botulism infections from improperly canned food containing C. botulinum spores. The improperly canned food containing C. botulinum spores is the 
    • A. 

      Environmental reservoir

    • B. 

      Source of infection

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

    • D. 

      Susceptible host

    • E. 

      Human reservoir

    • F. 

      Causative agent of infection

  • 10. 
    Clostridium botulinum is usually found in soil, but people get the botulism infections from improperly canned food containing C. botulinum spores. The mode of transmission is
    • A. 

      Environmental reservoir

    • B. 

      Source of infection

    • C. 

      Vehicle

    • D. 

      Susceptible host

    • E. 

      Human reservoir

    • F. 

      Causative agent of infection

  • 11. 
    The mode of transmission in an accidental needle stick is 
    • A. 

      Indirect contact

    • B. 

      Direct contact

    • C. 

      Vehicle

    • D. 

      Vector

    • E. 

      Droplet

    • F. 

      Airborne

  • 12. 
    Who is responsible for enforcing the Blood borne Pathogen standard
    • A. 

      Joint commission

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      CAP

    • D. 

      CLAI

  • 13. 
    Choose all of the substances recognized by CDC as having the potential to transmit pathogens such as HIV, HBV, and HCv
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Cord blood

    • C. 

      Semen

    • D. 

      Peritoneal fluid

    • E. 

      Urine

    • F. 

      Pericardial fluid

    • G. 

      Pleural fluid

    • H. 

      Organs

    • I. 

      Unfixed tissue

    • J. 

      Vaginal secretion

    • K. 

      Breast milk

    • L. 

      Amniotic fluid

    • M. 

      Cerebrospinal fluid

    • N. 

      Saline

  • 14. 
    The following are true of the Hepatitis B vaccination
    • A. 

      It must be available to the phlebotomist at no charge

    • B. 

      The vaccine is administered in three injections over a period of 6 months

    • C. 

      The complete series is effective for 15 or more years in protecting the phlebotomist from contracting the disease o becoming a carrier

    • D. 

      Phlebotomist must be vaccinated before they can apply for a job

  • 15. 
    OSHA's rule and regulations that health care institutions must comply with are public  in a government publication called the 
    • A. 

      OSHA's book

    • B. 

      Federal Register

    • C. 

      OSHA's regulations

  • 16. 
    OSHA inspectors usually do not travel from hospital to hospital looking for noncompliance. They are usually invited by an associate  who feels he or she is working under unsafe conditions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Once OSHA arrives at a hospital based on one complaint, they investigate the safety status of entire hospital
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The goal of OSHA is to promote safety for health care workers and their environment. This is done by
    • A. 

      Developing and promoting health and safety standards for all occupations

    • B. 

      Developing and issuing regulations

    • C. 

      Determining the level of compliance of health and safety regulations

    • D. 

      Leveling fine for noncompliance with health and safety regulations

    • E. 

      Taking over hospital and firing their employees

  • 19. 
    Symptoms of latex allergy
    • A. 

      Skin rash

    • B. 

      Hives

    • C. 

      Eye symptoms

    • D. 

      Sinus sympyoms

    • E. 

      Itching

    • F. 

      Asthma

    • G. 

      Shock

    • H. 

      Nasal symptom

    • I. 

      Laughing

  • 20. 
    According to the NIOSH alert, workers with ongoing exposure to natural rubber latex should take the following steps to protect themselves
    • A. 

      If you have latex allergy avoid contact with latex gloves and products

    • B. 

      Frequently clean work surfaces contaminated with latex dust

    • C. 

      Learn the symptoms of latex allergies

    • D. 

      When wearing latex gloves, do not use oil based lotions or hand creams (which can cause glove deterioration) unless they have been proven to maintain glove barrier protection

    • E. 

      Hold your latex glove to your nose and inhales deeply to sensitize yourself to latex

  • 21. 
    The chain of infection has five main components. the habitat (animals, human or environment) in which the agent normally lives, grows, and multiplies is known as the 
    • A. 

      The reservoir of the infectious agent

    • B. 

      The portal of exit

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission of the infectious agent

    • D. 

      Portal of entry

    • E. 

      The susceptible host to the infectious agent

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