vector-borne transmission

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Noun1.vector-borne transmission - indirect transmission of an infectious agent that occurs when a vector bites or touches a person
indirect transmission - a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred to the person by a fomite of vector
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In summary, until August 25, 2017, 48 countries and territories in the Americas confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of ZIKV disease (19).
To fully capture effects of vertical transmission efficiency on vector-borne transmission models, we explore how this parameter influences the disease spread patterns.
Self-deferral criteria for donors according to risk of Zika exposure include travel to regions with local vector-borne transmission (including areas of the United States where state and local public health authorities have declared the occurrence of local mosquito-borne transmission and notice has been posted by the CDC), sexual exposure to at-risk and infected partners, and information about symptoms that suggest Zika infection.
Geographic distribution of confirmed autochthonous cases of Zika virus (vector-borne transmission) in countries and territories of the Americas, 2015-2016.
He differentiated that Vector-borne transmission is typical of countries in which insects, arthropods, and other parasites are widespread.
Chagas disease primarily occurs through vector-borne transmission by various species of triatomine bugs.
Although vector-borne transmission predominates, humans can also become infected congenitally, orally through contaminated food or beverages, or hematogenously through blood transfusion or organ transplantation.