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a·symp·to·mat·ic car·ri·er

(āsimp-tŏ-matik karē-ĕr)
One who harbors pathogenic organisms without clinically recognizable symptoms; may infect others.

asymptomatic carrier,

n an individual who serves as host for an infectious agent but who does not show any apparent signs of the illness; may serve as a source of infection for others.
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The workshop comprises a number of themes: the role of environmental health section in fighting diseases in Bahrain, types of mosquitoes in the Arabian Peninsula, techniques used in collecting mosquito larvae, methods for storage of insecticides used in fighting malaria and disease carriers, training on specimen testing for malaria ailment at the SMC laboratory, how to pursue mosquito larvae and how to set up mosquito traps.
Foxes along with grey Squirrels, rats, seagulls, pigeons and the like are all disease carriers and should be exterminated.
This is an unprecedented achievement realized by the ministry's continued efforts to combat the disease carriers (mosquitoes)," Al-Madinah newspaper quoted the minister as saying.
A novel mutation in the HEXA gene specific to Tay-Sachs disease carriers of Jewish Iraqi origin.
poultry from companies like Perdue are raised in environmentally controlled houses, which protects them from contact with potential disease carriers.
Roaming hither and yon, wild animals pose a much greater threat as disease carriers than bunches of comparatively stationary small farm livestock and poultry.
We conducted a 3-year study (2001-2003) on greater white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons frontalis) breeding in Alaska, USA, to determine the exposure of this population to Pasteurella multocida and the potential role of these birds as disease carriers.
The Queen might even be encouraged to exchange the corgis for cats and let them loose upon the winged disease carriers.
The CCLE worries that, given the government's tendency to view drug users as disease carriers, anti-drug agents will be forced on prisoners, probationers, and recipients of taxpayer-financed benefits, including public school students.
Some studies have examined whether disease carriers move into new areas and reach flesh victims whenever El Nino brings heavy rains.
Mosquitoes were first clearly implicated as disease carriers in 1898, when members of the genus Anopheles were found to transmit malaria.