Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Incubation Period

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_1595

Period up to the first appearance of clinical symptoms after an infection with  agents of disease. It is mostly not identical to  prepatency.

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