convalescent carrier


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con·va·les·cent car·ri·er

a person who is clinically recovered from an infectious disease but still capable of transmitting the infectious agent to others.
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con·va·les·cent car·ri·er

(kon-vă-lesĕnt karē-ĕr)
Someone clinically recovered from an infectious disease but still capable of transmitting the infectious agent.
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convalescent carrier

One who harbors an infective organism during recovery from the disease caused by the organism.
See also: carrier
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