A disease capable of being transmitted by infection, with or without actual contact.
capable of spreading disease from plant to plant.
Able to cause disease in a susceptible host.
An infection that is transmitted during intimate, close contact (for example, unprotected sex). HIV is infectious - not contagious. A contagious infection can be passed through casual contact like coughing or sneezing. HIV is passed only through intimate contact with blood, semen or vaginal secretions. HIV is not passed through sharing food, spitting, sharing utensils, making contact with toilet seats, shaking hands, hugging, kissing, etc.
easily spread; "fear is exceedlingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
of or relating to infection; "infectious hospital"; "infectious disease"
Refers either to TB disease of the lungs or throat, which has the potential to cause transmission to other persons, or to the patient who has TB disease.
Capable of causing a disease in a susceptible host.
capable of spreading infection; a person who has infectious TB disease expels droplets containing M. tuberculosis into the air when he or she coughs or sneezes
Having the capabilities to pass a disease on to another person.
capable of being transmitted from one individual to another, for example through sexual contact.
to be contagous and able to spread illness
Capable of transmitting infection. When persons who have clinically active pulmonary or laryngeal TB disease cough or sneeze, they can expel droplets containing M. tuberculosis into the air. Persons whose sputum smears are positive for AFB are probably infectious.
Capable of causing infection.
Able to be passed from one person to another
An infection capable of being transmitted by direct or intimate contact.
Capable of producing propagules that disperse from one host to another and infect it. ()
Capable of spreading disease. Also known as communicable.
capable of spreading from individual to individual by a variety of routes.
Capable of invading living tissue and multiplying therein, causing disease.