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transmissible

 [trans-mis´€ĭ-b'l]
capable of transmission.
transmissible neurodegenerative disease prion disease.

trans·mis·si·ble

(trans-mis'i-bĕl),
Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another, as a transmissible disease, an infectious or contagious disease.

transmissible

/trans·mis·si·ble/ (trans-mis´ĭ-b'l) capable of being transmitted.

transmissible

[-mis′ibəl]
Etymology: L, transmittere, to transmit
capable of being passed from one person or place to another, as in the transmission of a disease.

trans·mis·si·ble

(trans-mis'i-bĕl)
Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another, as a transmissible disease, an infectious or contagious disease.

transmissible

Able to be passed from one person or organism to another, as in the case of infectious disease or genetic disorder.

trans·mis·si·ble

(trans-mis'i-bĕl)
Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another.

transmissible

said of a disease capable of being transmitted from one animal to another. There are very many such diseases but most are not included below because the word 'transmissible' is not a part of the disease's name in common usage.

canine transmissible venereal tumor
see canine transmissible venereal tumor.
transmissible gastroenteritis
1. a highly infectious disease of baby pigs caused by a coronavirus. It is manifested by vomiting and diarrhea, severe dehydration and a high mortality rate. In older pigs the syndrome is similar but less severe and many pigs survive—others are infected but show no clinical signs. Called also TGE.
2. a disease of turkeys caused by a coronavirus. It affects birds of all ages and is characterized by wet droppings and weight loss. Called also coronaviral enteritis, bluecomb.
transmissible lymphosarcoma, transmissible reticulum cell tumor
see canine transmissible venereal tumor.
transmissible murine colonic hyperplasia
caused by Citrobacter freundii in suckling mice; characterized by diarrhea, weight loss, rectal prolapse, high mortality rate.
transmissible porcine genital papillomatosis
transmissible serositis
see sporadic bovine encephalomyelitis.

Patient discussion about transmissible

Q. How flu is passing? I have too small children, and in the class of the older one there’s an outbreak of flu with many sick children. The last time my little son had the flu was like a hell for him, and I really won’t to prevent it. What can I do?

A. The virus (the creature that cause flu is spread in secretions from the nose, mouth etc, and children may be infective even days before they actually have visible disease.
However, simple measures, such as covering the nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing and washing hands thoroughly may minimize the transmission of the flu from child to child.

Q. Do I have hepatitis? I'm volunteering in a shelter for homeless people, and there are many drug addicts there. Yesterday, as I was serving them food one of the residents of the shelter (who I know to be a long term drug addict that uses heroine) coughed and expelled blood on my bare hands (apparently he had some lung disease). Do I now have hepatitis? I know that it's very common among drug addicts, and that it's transmitted through blood contact. I checked my hands and I didn't have any wounds or scratches, but I heard the virus can infect you even if you don't have any wound, is that right?

A. The chances of you getting hep c are very slim to none but my ? to you is why were you not wearing gloves to serve food ?

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To simplify this process, the vibration transmissibility chart in Table 1, can be used to quickly determine the static deflections required in an isolator to limit the transmission of vibration.
Figure 5 - transmissibility curves with different dynamic stiffness
Nonetheless, the possibility of virus evolution of transmissibility in a new host has been demonstrated experimentally for influenza A(H5N1) virus in ferrets (30).
Where the green curve is the transmissibility curve of adopting positive stiffness element alone, the red line is the transmissibility curve of using PNSP.
The estimates of transmissibility in households were lower than those seen in previous pandemics, but they were similar to transmissibility data from the early phase of the H1N1 pandemic in Mexico.
An increase in the damping of the seat cushioning tends to reduce the amplification at resonance but increase the transmissibility at high frequencies.
As the percentage of people who are immunized rises, the transmissibility of diseases declines.
The hybrid virus may have the disease-causing potential of the avian virus and the transmissibility of a human virus.
Negative-stiffness isolators provide a capability quite unique to the field of nanotechnology, specifically the transmissibility of the negative-stiffness isolator.
Jennifer McKimm-Breschkin said that until now, the medical community has been somewhat complacent about resistant influenza B because little resistance has been documented, and the few resistant strains that have emerged in animal and in vitro studies appeared to have compromised infectivity and transmissibility.
Designed for both students and researchers, the text covers all aspects of prion diseases (transmissible spongiform encephalopathies), from their history, microbiology, and pathology to their transmissibility and prevention.
The authors report that genetic changes in community-acquired MRSA have led to strains that "can combine antimicrobial resistance with transmissibility and virulence.