The chain of infection steps

Complete the written questions by reading each question carefully and writing your response(s) in the space provided. Put the chain of infection steps in the correct sequence by writing the numbers 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 in the order column.

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Mode of transmission: the microorganism movement from old host to new hostAnswer 1Choose…135264
Portal of exit: how the microorganism leaves the reservoirAnswer 2Choose…135264
Host: new pathogen residenceAnswer 3Choose…135264
Port of entry: how the organisms enter a susceptible hostAnswer 4Choose…135264
Reservoir: where the microorganism livesAnswer 5Choose…135264
Pathogen: disease causing microorganismAnswer 6Choose…135264


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