direct transmission


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Noun1.direct transmission - a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred directly into the body via touching or biting or kissing or sexual intercourse or by droplets entering the eye or nose or mouth
transmission mechanism - any mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being
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Particularly at the height of the outbreak, distinguishing between direct transmission from active EVD cases and VPDTe was not possible, and we therefore concentrated on describing cases that occurred after control of the most intense periods of transmission in the affected countries.
The researchers found low probability of direct transmission to passengers not seated within one row or two seats of an infectious passenger.
Our transmission problems call for direct transmission improvements that directly address overloading issues.
Halabi told Daily News Egypt on the sidelines of the conference, that the trade relations between the two sides faces many obstacles including the lack of direct transmission lines between the two countries, which leads to expensive transportation costs, as well as a language barrier, which has made exporters in Egypt prefer dealing with markets that are closer and easier to access than Brazil.
The model includes direct transmission from infected individuals (both symptomatic and asymptomatic infected individuals) and indirect transmission from contaminated environments via free-living virus.
* In the first phase, PT transmits the signal to PR through the direct transmission link, while S[U.sub.k] (k [member of] [OMEGA]) also receives PU's signal.
The clonal nature of the isolates further supported the role of direct transmission as the primary driver of the spread of XDR-TB.
It can be clearly seen that the 40 kHz transducers can hardly distinguish the echo from the obstacle from the direct transmission from Tx to Rx.
Enabling lock-up control from lower vehicle speeds up to a higher accelerator pedal angle expands the area in which direct transmission of power, like a manual transmission, is possible.
Furthermore, simulation results show limpidly that the proposed SRS and MRS schemes over the Nakagami-m channel generally outperform the direct transmission scheme in their SRT.