Vertical Transmission as an Unrecognized Problem in Transmission of Infection

  • W. T. Hubbert


The potential of vertical transmission (from one generation to the next) as a significant means of spreading infection in mammals is discussed, using cattle as a model.


Vertical Transmission Bovine Viral Diarrhea Schistosoma Japonicum Echinococcus Granulosus Mycobacterium Bovis 
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Die Möglichkeit einer “vertical transmission” (von einer Generation bis zur nächsten) als bedeutsames Mit­tel für die Verbreitung von Infektion in Säugetieren mit Verwendung von Vieh als Muster wird besprochen.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. T. Hubbert
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  1. 1.Dept. of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Veterinary MedicineLouisiana State Univ.Baton RougeUSA

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