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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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