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carrier state
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
The condition of harboring an infective organism without manifesting symptoms of infection. The organism must be readily transmissible to another susceptible host.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2014
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/320.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/320
Used For
carrier status
disease carriers
latent infections
Broader Term
pathological processes and conditions
Related Term
disease reservoirs
disease vectors
Spanish
estado portador
Term Number
320