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disease marked by an inappropriate or excessive response of the body's immune function
autoimmune disease
A biological agent capable of causing disease
pathogen
removal of pathogens from a surface by chemical or mechanical agent
disinfection
an inanimate object
fomite
passing of microorganisms from one person to another
cross-contamination
highly contagious disease caused by a biological agent
infectious disease
the application of measures to promote a healthful, disease free environment
sanitation
cancer-causing agent
carcinogen
the best thing a massage therapist can do to control tranmissions of disease
handwashing
collective principles of health preservation
HYGIENE
established by the center for disese control to reduce the transmission of communicable diseases
universal precautions