TITLE

source

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2029
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "source" is presented. It refers to the initiator of an epidemic disease. The example of source can be the patient, who spreads an illness to others, or the location from which an epidemic spreads. A source may be contaminated water.
ACCESSION #
21246040

 

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