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transmissible

 [trans-mis´€ĭ-b'l]
capable of transmission.
transmissible neurodegenerative disease prion disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

transmissible

Able to be passed from one person or organism to another, as in the case of infectious disease or genetic disorder.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

trans·mis·si·ble

(trans-mis'i-bĕl)
Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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As cited above, even transmissibility based damage identification has progressed with lots of outputs, the early stage damage detection is still an open question.
The results for transmissibility of lumped system for analytical analysis are shown in Figure 5.
Scientists in China recently reported the first likely case of person-to-person transmission of the virus, but urged people not to panic saying the virus's transmissibility remained "limited and non-sustainable".
However, they told people to "not panic" as the virus's transmissibility remained "limited and non-sustainable".
But in the case they studied, they said "the transmissibility was limited and non-sustainable." In April, the World Health Organization warned the H7N9 virus was "one of the most lethal" that doctors and medical investigators had faced in recent years.
The study added: "To our best knowledge, this is the first report of probable transmissibility of the novel virus person to person with detailed epidemiological, clinical, and virological data.
Despite this apparent evidence of direct transmission, the virus's transmissibility remained "limited and non-sustainable," said the paper.
However, we still believe that the infectivity of this virus is limited and the transmissibility rate is low based on the high number of close contacts who tested negative for MERS-CoV.
"We also have high concern over the potential, I stress the potential, to gain the ability to sustain transmissibility." There was no evidence of sustained spread among people and "most cases probably resulted from infected poultry or perhaps contamination related to live poultry markets," Fukuda said.
By using the coefficient of variation algebra synthesis method [39], Kronecker algebra [11], and the Hadamard product [40], gradient-sorting estimations of the transfer paths in the frequency domain are carried out, and methods for determining the transfer force and transmissibility and their disturbances are proposed.