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Related to indirect transmission: indirect transmission of infection, vector transmission
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|Noun||1.||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