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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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The vaccine marks the AnAPN1 protein in mosquitoes, which is critical for disease transmission from both Plasmodium falciparum and P.
In this book, Peterson has put together an easy read that demonstrates his expertise and persuasively frames disease transmission risk in terms of niche models.
GIS has been used to mapping the geographical distributions of disease prevalence, the trend of the disease transmission and the spatial modeling of environmental aspects of disease occurrences (Liu and Chen, 2006, Palaniyandi 2013, and 2012, Srividya et al.
Since the introduction of medical standards for corneal standards for corneal tissue in 1980, there has not been a reported case of infectious disease transmission via corneal transplantation.
Hopefully, this information can be used to build better models that more correctly predict when we'll have disease transmission," he said.
Significant variation was noted in pathogen transmission efficiencies with different tissue types used for disease transmission through grafting.
A section on general medical conditions analyzes the most common disorders and illness that athletes encounter, and offers explicit information on managing disease transmission.
Concerns about disease transmission from exotic pets, reptiles, and birds may be well founded, but simple procedures can lessen the already small risk of acquiring infection from adult dogs and cats.
September is high risk for disease transmission, and tests revealed that three cattle imported from the Limoges to a farm near Ruthin, Denbighshire, were carrying the virus.
Although blood transfusions are a small contributor to infectious disease transmission compared to other well-reported modes, the report emphasizes that national governments have a responsibility to their populations to ensure the safety of the blood supply in their countries' health systems.
THE UNITED Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has warned that the rapid industrialisation of global animal food production is increasing the risk of disease transmission from animals to humans, especially given expanding global trade networks.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies has released Modeling Community Containment for Pandemic Influenza--A Letter Report, which discusses influenza pandemic models and use of those models to predict the effects that various community containment policies might have on disease transmission.

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