Horizontal disease transmission


Horizontal disease transmission

Horizontal Disease Transmission is the transmission of an infectious disease or pathogen from one individual to another in the same generation. [http://www.online-medical-dictionary.org/Horizontal+Disease+Transmission.asp?q=Horizontal+Disease+Transmission Horizontal Disease Transmission : on Medical Dictionary Online ] ] Horizontal transmission can occur by either direct contact (licking, touching, biting), or indirect contact (vectors or fomites that allow the transmission of disease without physical contact). [http://www.vet.uga.edu/vpp/IVM/ENG/Modes/routes.htm Routes of transmission of infectious diseases agents ] ]

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* [http://www.online-medical-dictionary.org/Horizontal+Disease+Transmission.asp?q=Horizontal+Disease+Transmission]
* [http://www.vet.uga.edu/vpp/IVM/ENG/Modes/routes.htm]


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