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vectorial capacity
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
The capability for disease transmission by a vector to a host, as influenced by behavioral, ecological and environmental factors, such as population density, host preference, feeding habits or frequency, duration of latent period, or longevity.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34064.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34064
Used For
vector capacity
Broader Term
epidemiology
Related Term
disease vectors
vector competence
Spanish
capacidad vectorial
Term Number
34064