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direct transmission

Epidemiology The immediate transfer of an agent from a reservoir to a susceptible host by direct contact–skin, mouth, open wounds, touching, biting, kissing, sexual contact, or by droplet spread. See Droplet spread. Cf Indirect transmission.

direct transmission

The infection of one person through contact with another.
See also: transmission
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