convalescent carrier


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Related to convalescent carrier: chronic carrier, incubatory carrier, Asymptomatic carrier, passive carrier, intermittent carrier

con·va·les·cent car·ri·er

a person who is clinically recovered from an infectious disease but still capable of transmitting the infectious agent to others.

convalescent carrier

a person who has recovered from the symptoms of an infectious disease but is still capable of transmitting pathogens to others.

con·va·les·cent car·ri·er

(kon-vă-lesĕnt karē-ĕr)
Someone clinically recovered from an infectious disease but still capable of transmitting the infectious agent.

convalescent carrier

One who harbors an infective organism during recovery from the disease caused by the organism.
See also: carrier
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