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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 8
Infection Control in Health Care Settings

Study Questions

Answers to these questions can be found in the text.

  1. When can a TB patient be considered noninfectious?
  2. What is the main goal of an infection control program?
  3. What are the three types of controls in an effective infection control program?
  4. What are the important characteristics of a TB isolation room?
  5. What are the three types of engineering controls?
  6. When should personal respirators be used?


Released October 2008
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