Contact Transmission

The transmission of an infectious agent via touch.
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2016
Review
2016
Viruses with pandemic potential including H1N1, H5N1, and H5N7 influenza viruses, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS… (More)
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2012
2012
A novel direct contact transmission model for the study of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) infection of swine was utilized to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Sexual contact patterns, both in their temporal and network structure, can influence the spread of sexually transmitted… (More)
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2011
2011
Transmission between hosts is required for the maintenance of parasites in the host population and determines their ultimate… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Considerable controversy exists with regard to whether influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are… (More)
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2010
2010
Transmission of respiratory infectious diseases in humans, for instance influenza, occurs by several modes. Respiratory droplets… (More)
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2009
2009
Mathematical models and simulations of disease spread often assume a constant per-contact transmission probability. This… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Influenza causes significant morbidity in tropical regions; however, unlike in temperate zones, influenza in the tropics is not… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Hand hygiene is critical in the healthcare setting and it is believed that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA… (More)
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1998
1998
The protective ability of two novel oil-based FMD vaccines in pigs was examined. Both vaccine formulations were shown to protect… (More)
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