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Airborne Transmission

Definition of the noun airborne transmission

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  1. a transmission mechanism in the which the infectious agent is spread as an aerosol and usually enters a person through the respiratory tract
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic term: transmission mechanism = any mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, industries and occupations (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Mycoplasma infections Worldwide Airborne transmission after close contact A major cause of primary atypical pneumonia; mainly affects children aged 5 to 1 5 years. Pertussis (whooping cough) Worldwide Airborne respiratory droplets Not as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Airborne transmission typically results in respiratory infections (and less typically in intestinal infections), but these infections may also be transmitted by direct and indirect contact. Airborne transmission occurs via droplet nuclei (aerosols) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Epidemiology (2014)

by Miquel Porta, Sander Greenland, Miguel HernĂ¡n, Isabel dos Santos Silva, John M. Last

Airborne transmission includes: Droplet nuclei: residues that result from evaporation of fluid from droplets emitted by an infected host. Droplet nuclei also may be created purposely by a ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Airborne transmission occurs by dissemination of either airborne droplet nuclei or dust particles containing the infectious agent. Microorganisms carried in this manner can be widely dispersed by air currents and may become inhaled or ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2007)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

utline of requirements for specified categoriesof additional precautions Requirements Additional precautions type Airborne transmission Droplet transmission Contact transmission Gloves None None For allmanualcontact withpatient ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Economics (2014)

Infectious Disease Modeling 41 Direct Airborne Transmission.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nursing Research (2006)

by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Meredith Wallace

Airborne transmission involves the dissemination of particles suspended in air that contain infectious microorganisms. When replication of the infectious agent occurs in the tissues of the host, causing local cellular injury, secretion of toxins, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Change (2001)

Environmental Change and Human Society

million deaths Airborne transmission. Major killer of children in developing countries. Increasing incidence because of poverty-related risks such as malnutrition. Many are treatable with antibiotics. 2.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

constrictive, circumferential, fibrous band at the base of the fifth toe, with progressive ischaemia of the toe and eventual autoamputation of the digit airborne transmission transmission of infection due to inhalation of clinical dust or deposition ...

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