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Fomites

Plural of fomes.


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The Fiber Disease

... Transmission Spread of the disease is via horizontal transmission, i.e., transmission from one person to another, either directly or by fomites or by ingestion of contaminated meat. Diagnosis In the past, diagnosis of prion disease was made through examination of brain biopsies taken ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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The Fiber Disease

... cellular immunity (via immunosuppressives, diabetes, HIV) are more susceptible to dermatophyte infections. The organisms can be transmitted from fomites (such as clothing, towels or furniture) or through direct contact with an infected source (in children, often a pet). source: http://lookshark.com/showcase/fungus/index.htm ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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