disease transmission

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dis·ease trans·mis·sion

(di-zēz trans-mishŭn)
The spread or transfer of a disease from one individual to another.
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American Standard is currently in field testing for three new models of its patented SaTo (short for "Safe Toilet") sanitary toilet products that help reduce the transmission of disease and odors from traditional open pit latrines.
To assess the transmission of disease in these countries, supplemental surveillance strategies are urgently needed beyond the currently recommended measures,"he said.
The transmission of disease from region to region--and of course from country to country--has broadened the force of this argument in recent years.
So instead, it offered a dubious argument that condoms were ineffective in preventing the transmission of disease.
It is possible that the protease-sensitive and the truncated forms of the abnormal PrP may contribute to the unique neuropathology of VPSPr and may also influence the potential for transmission of disease to other persons.
He added that the Joint Disease Committee has published advertisements in local newspaper and media before Eid Al Adha about the measures to be taken to control the transmission of disease from animals to the human beings.
Community efforts like this are crucial in stemming the transmission of disease by raising awareness among the populations most vulnerable on how to prevent its spread.
Chapter 19 discusses pests involved in mechanical transmission of disease.
The EBAA strenuously objects to the inappropriate comments by FDA regarding transmission of disease via corneal transplantation," Pat O'Neill, EBAA president and CEO, wrote AATB President Ted Eastlund, MD.
Perhaps most immediately, anyone concerned about the introduction and transmission of disease domestically should support the efforts to include the National Animal Health Laboratory Network in the current Agriculture Appropriations Bill being considered in Washington, D.
The Alice in Wonderland logic appears not even to consider that the rate of transmission of disease from badger to cow (or is it the other way round) is surely dependent upon both the number of badgers per square mile and the ratio of cows to badgers.

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