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vertical disease transmission

Definition:
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Entry Terms:
  • vertical infection transmission
  • mother to child transmission
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/323693
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RDF/XMLCreated 2018-08-20, last modified 2018-11-14