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Candida Auris – 30 Minute Worksheet

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Teacher Notes

  • Level: B2 C1

  • Sector: medicine, nursing, other

  • Medical Area: symptoms, diseases and conditions, treatment and medication, other

  • Skill focus: reading, vocabulary, pronunciation

Student worksheet

Part 1: Vocabulary: Infections

Stressed syllables are in bold.

(to) contaminate

infectious agent
(to) shed

Complete the definitions using terms from the vocabulary list.

  1. _______________: describes a disease that is not severe enough to present observable symptoms.
  2. ________________: release a virus or bacteria into the environment where it can infect other people.
  3. ______________: not showing any manifestations of an infection
  4. ________________: loss of the ability of an antibiotic to kill bacteria
  5. __________________: presence of microorganisms in or on a host without tissue damage
  6. __________________: organism capable of causing an infection, e.g. virus, bacterium, fungus
  7. __________________: person who does not have a disease but has the infection or genetic fault that causes it and can passes it on to another person

__________________: make something less pure or make it poisonous

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