What are infectious?

  • (adj): Caused by infection or capable of causing infection.
    Synonyms: infective
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on infectious:

Webster Centre For Infectious Diseases
... The Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases is a research Centre based at the University of Otago, New Zealand dedicated to supporting basic research in infectious diseases throughout New Zealand ... Primarily its mission is to provide molecular solutions to problems in infectious diseases through the application of modern methods of molecular and translational research ... and New Zealand wide symposiums on Infectious Disease Research ...
South Texas Center For Emerging Infectious Diseases
... The South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases (STCEID) was founded by the University of Texas at San Antonio at the former Brooks Air Force Base site in San Antonio, TX ... The major focus of the STCEID is to research emerging infectious diseases (i.e ...
Laura Manuelidis
... In his work, he coined the term prion ("proteinacious infectious agents") to refer to a previously undescribed form of infection due to malformed proteins ... that cause transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, The is probably not infectious, but is a pathological result an infectious virus binding to this host protein." ...
Healthcare In South Africa - Other Infectious Diseases
... Other infectious diseases prevalent in South Africa include Bacterial Diarrhea, Typhoid Fever, and Hepatitis A ... These infectious diseases are generally caused when the food or water consumed by an individual has been exposed to fecal material ...
School Head Lice Policy - Criteria To Infer Infestation - What Is A "nit"?
... definition of a nit to these persistent and non-infectious eggshells ... are likely to hatch and are therefore potentially infectious ... In part, this unwillingness to differentiate between infectious and non-infectious "nits" stems from the notorious difficulty in properly identifying them by visual means ...

More definitions of "infectious":

  • (adj): Easily spread.
    Example: "Fear is exceedlingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
  • (adj): Of or relating to infection.
    Example: "Infectious hospital"; "infectious disease"

Famous quotes containing the word infectious:

    Paganism is infectious—more infectious than diphtheria or piety....
    —E.M. (Edward Morgan)