indirect transmission


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Related to indirect transmission: indirect transmission of infection, vector transmission
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Noun1.indirect transmission - a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred to the person by a fomite of vector
transmission mechanism - any mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being
vector-borne transmission - indirect transmission of an infectious agent that occurs when a vector bites or touches a person
vehicle-borne transmission - indirect transmission of an infectious agent that occurs when a vehicle (or fomite) touches a person's body or is ingested
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The risk associated with direct and indirect transmission to poultry has also increased from low to medium.
Observations of wild birds congregating at water bodies on poultry farms in the Fraser Valley support the scenario of indirect transmission from migratory birds to poultry, seeding outbreaks at lower latitudes (10).
A case control study found presence of reptiles in the home to be a highly significant risk factor for salmonellosis in infants <1 year of age, strongly suggesting a predominant role of indirect transmission (Mermin, 1997).
During April and May, direct and indirect transmission from the returning traveler resulted in 22 identified cases of measles (including the two cases first reported), for a total of 23 cases overall.