transmission of infection

transmission of infection

transference of microorganisms from exogenous/endogenous source to new host/host site by direct transmission (i.e. direct physical contact with/close proximity to reservoir of infection, e.g. infection transmitted by the hands; or indirect transmission (e.g. from clinical items [fomites], via airborne particles, from animals, via faecal matter)
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coli O175 outbreak to analyze data as they were still being collected to evaluate the effectiveness of strategies that might reduce person-to-person transmission of infection.
That changeover is the only way to avoid the needless tragedy of lives lost to the transmission of infection and disease through unsafe injections.
The donor's medical and social history obtained by the OPO is made available for review by transplant center clinicians to independently assess risk for transmission of infection before accepting the organs for transplantation.
Routine practices and additional precautions for preventing the transmission of infection in health care: revision of isolation and precaution techniques.
Transmission of infection via tissue allografts is rare, but transmission of HIV (5) and HCV (6) to tissue recipients has been documented previously.
Maintenance encompasses the notion of indefinite transmission of infection within a local population and depends on an average transmission ratio [greater than or equal to] 1.
Autopsy was carried out by standard techniques, and precautions were taken to minimize risk of transmission of infection.
The phenomenon of familial clusters of RMSF has been noted numerous times, in fact, the simultaneous occurrence of severe febrile illness in more than one patient generally suggests person-to-person or a point-source transmission of infection.
The risk for transmission of infection and an outcome of CRS in pregnant passengers in their first trimester of pregnancy on cruise ship B was difficult to determine because 1) the rubella immune status of these pregnant passengers was unknown and 2) the consequences of rubella infection in susceptible pregnant women (i.
The risks for developing disease in these SFV-infected workers or for transmission of infection by them to other humans remains undefined.
However, in developing countries, infectious diseases have been harder to contain, and the increase in migration and movement of populations in the last two decades has made national boundaries disappear as far as the transmission of infection is concerned.
First, transmission of infection is occurring in a geographic area largely unaffected by the increase in syphilis [(1,2].

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