Fomites

Known as: Fomite, RoleClassFomite, fomes 
Inanimate objects that carry pathogenic microorganisms and thus can serve as the source of infection. Microorganisms typically survive on fomites for… (More)
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2010
2010
AIMS Virus transfer between individuals and fomites is an important route of transmission for both gastrointestinal and… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Limited data on the relative contributions of different routes of transmission for influenza virus are available. Person-to… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
A medicinal mushroom Fomes fomentarius, was isolated from the fruiting body of a wild F. fomentarius and identified by ITS-5.8S… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although Ebola virus (EBOV) is transmitted by unprotected physical contact with infected persons, few data exist on which… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Worldwide annually there are 1.7 million deaths from diarrheal diseases and 1.5 million deaths from respiratory infections (56… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The Sundarban, covering about one million ha in the delta of the rivers Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna is shared between… (More)
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2004
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2004
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  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
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Despite documentation that the inanimate hospital environment (e.g., surfaces and medical equipment) becomes contaminated with… (More)
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1997
1997
The virucidal action of several commercially available disinfectant preparations was assayed against hepatitis A virus and human… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The survival of human enteric viruses on several porous (paper and cotton cloth) and nonporous (aluminum, china, glazed tile… (More)
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1993
1993
STUDY OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of rotavirus contamination on environmental surfaces… (More)
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