Difference between revisions of "Transmission of Infectious Agents"

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'''2.''' Transmission of infectious agents (such as a virus) is any mechanism through which an infectious agent, such as a virus, is spread from a reservoir (or source) to a human being. Usually each type of infectious agent is spread by only one or a few of the different mechanisms.  
 
'''2.''' Transmission of infectious agents (such as a virus) is any mechanism through which an infectious agent, such as a virus, is spread from a reservoir (or source) to a human being. Usually each type of infectious agent is spread by only one or a few of the different mechanisms.  

Latest revision as of 01:37, 4 November 2020

1. Transmission of Infectious Agents







(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Transmission of infectious agents (such as a virus) is any mechanism through which an infectious agent, such as a virus, is spread from a reservoir (or source) to a human being. Usually each type of infectious agent is spread by only one or a few of the different mechanisms.

There are several types of transmission mechanisms:


(Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)