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Infection Dynamics


Modes of Transmission

1. Direct or contract transmission. The agent is transferred from animal to animal via physical contact.
2. Indirect or vehicle transmission. The agent is transported actively or passively by some inanimate medium.
3. Vector transmission. This term is usually reserved for the event where the agent is transmitted by an invertebrate animal









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