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active carrier

Etymology: OFr, carier
a person without signs or symptoms of an infectious disease who carries the causal microorganisms and can transmit the disease to others.

active carrier

One who harbors a pathogenic organism for a clinically significant time and is able to pass the infection to others.
See also: carrier
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Before it filed for bankruptcy on August 31, 2016, South Korea's Hanjin had been the 7th-largest cargo container mover in the world and was one of the most active carriers at Long Beach.
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Early on we recognized the potential of drug delivery using acoustically active carriers," Dr.