Definition of Indirect transmission
1. Noun. A transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred to the person by a fomite of vector.
Specialized synonyms: Vector-borne Transmission, Vehicle-borne Transmission
Medical Definition of Indirect transmission
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Literary usage of Indirect transmission
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1. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"Effect of Fillers and indirect transmission.—Sometimes it is necessary to separate the main plate from the splice plates by one or more fillers. ..."
2. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"indirect transmission.—The list of articles that have conveyed the contagium by indirect transmission is comprehensive and includes towels, clothing, ..."
3. Bacteriology, General, Pathological and Intestinal by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1921)
"Insects are common carriers in the indirect transmission of the virus of disease from man to man. ..."
4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"The indirect transmission also differed from the ordinary manner. In one case, a male, himself non-haemophilic, transmitted the disease to his two male ..."
5. Urology: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Diseases of the Male Genital Organs by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1917)
"indirect transmission to adults by means of clothing, etc., infected with ... indirect transmission of the disease is a frequent cause of gonorrheal ..."
6. Public Hygiene by Thomas Stewart Blair (1911)
"What part are they likely to play in the indirect transmission of disease ? Linen may be at once dismissed from consideration, since it is always fresh to ..."
7. Diseases of the Mouth: For Physicians, Dentists, Medical and Dental Students by Ferdinand Zinsser (1912)
"The parts in and about the mouth are especially exposed to the indirect transmission of syphilis through the general use of eating and drinking utensils, ..."