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Infectious Agent

Edited by Miquel Porta

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199976720
Published online January 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780199390069
Infectious Agent

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A microscopic element that is capable of causing a disease in a susceptible host. A non-eukaryotic microscopic element (prokaryotic, akaryotic)

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Subjects: Epidemiology

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