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Definition of the noun airborne transmission
What does airborne transmission mean as a name of something?
- a transmission mechanism in the which the infectious agent is spread as an aerosol and usually enters a person through the respiratory tract
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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 ...
Encyclopedia 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) ...
A Dictionary of Epidemiology (2014)
by Miquel Porta, Sander Greenland, Miguel Hernán, 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 ...
Mosby'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 ...
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 ...
Infectious Disease Modeling 41 Direct Airborne Transmission.
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, ...
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.
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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