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  1. In healthcare settings pathogenic organisms can be detected __________.
  1. For infection to occur, which of the following element of the "chain of infection" must be satisfied? There must be __________.
  1. All of the following statements are correct with respect to droplets EXCEPT which one? Droplets __________.
  1. All of the following statements related to laser plumes or surgical smoke, and aerosolized allergens EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following areas requiring special ventilation must be maintained by community-based oral healthcare facilities?
  1. Which of the following modes are likely to serve as a vehicle for the transmission for Legionella spp. from a contaminated water source?
  1. Measures to prevent the spread of waterborne pathogens include all of the following EXCEPT which one?
  1. The presence of biofilms of waterborne bacteria (e.g., Legionella spp. and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) in dental unit waterlines has been confirmed.
  1. All of the following statements relative to boil-water advisory are correct EXCEPT which one? While the boil-water advisory is in effect __________.
  1. All of the following are specifically designed point-of-use devices to ensure water quality when performing oral surgical procedures for the delivery of sterile irrigating fluid EXCEPT which one?
  1. An essential first step to ensure the success of the disinfection process on fomites is the physical action of scrubbing with a detergent and rising with water, which removes large amounts of microorganisms from surfaces.
  1. All of the following statements are correct in relation to intermediate-level disinfectants EXCEPT which one? Intermediate-level disinfectants __________.
  1. If barriers are not used and the surface is not visibly soiled, first clean then disinfect using __________.
  1. All of the following statements are correct with respect to housekeeping surfaces EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following strategies for spills of blood and OPIM are acceptable according to OSHA regulations EXCEPT which one? Removing visible organic matter with absorbent material such as disposable paper towels; discard it into a leak-proof properly labeled container; and then, disinfect the area with __________.
  1. All of the following statements are correct with reference to carpeting and cloth furnishings in clinical setting EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements are correct with reference to contaminated laundry EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements are correct with reference to disposable (i.e., single use) surgical gowns, drapes, and fabrics EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements related to solid waste generated in oral healthcare settings is correct?
  1. All of the following items related to waste management and hazard communication compliance are correct EXCEPT which one?