A disease communicable by contact with a patient suffering from it, or with some secretion of, or object touched by, such a patient. Most such diseases have already been proved to be germ diseases, and their communicability depends on the transmission of the living germs. Many germ diseases are not contagious, some special method of transmission or inoculation of the germs being required.
Disease spread by direct or indirect contact.
A communicable disease that is easily spread from one individual to another
a disease ruled as requiring isolation, quarantine, or restriction of movement of the patient for a particular period by the health authorities having jurisdiction
an infection which spreads readily from one individual to another by direct or indirect contact
a very communicable disease , i
Diseases which can be transmitted directly from one infected animal or plant to another.
a disease contracted by receiving living germs directly from a person who has the disease or by having contact with the person's secretions or an object touched by the person.
disease transmitted by contact.
A disease capable of being transmitted from one person to another.