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vectorial capacity

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.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
NALT Core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • vector capacity
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34064
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2015-03-10