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vector competence
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H Health and Pathology
The physiological ability of a vector organism to acquire, maintain and transmit an infectious agent, as described by susceptibility to a pathogen, immune response, and sustaining infection long enough for disease transmission to occur.
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vector potential (epidemiology)
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Related Term
disease vectors
vectorial capacity
competencia del vector
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