HyperDic: indirect_transmission

English > 1 sense of the expression indirect transmission:
NOUNobjectindirect transmissiona transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred to the person by a fomite of vector
English > indirect transmission: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred to the person by a fomite of vector.
Narrowervector-borne transmissionindirect transmission of an infectious agent that occurs when a vector bites or touches a person
vehicle-borne transmissionindirect transmission of an infectious agent that occurs when a vehicle (or fomite) touches a person's body or is ingested
Broadertransmission mechanismAny mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being

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