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TRANSMISSION, civ. law. The right which heirs or legatees may have of passing to their successors, the inheritance or legacy to which they were entitled, if they happen to die without having exercised their rights. Domat, liv. 3, t. 1, s. 10; 4 Toull. n. 186; Dig. 50, 17, 54; Code, 6, 51.

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The results showed that the zero contact transmission, or ZCT, prototype produced 42 percent more energy over a two-year test period.
However, there are several confounding variables that pointed to droplet or contact transmission from the index case.
In the hemodialysis setting, contact transmission plays a major role in transmission of bloodborne pathogens (e.
One day later, we housed 1 naive ferret with each of the infected ferrets (direct contact transmission experiment), or placed naive ferrets in wireframe cages (within transmission isolators) [approximately equal to]5 cm from the cages containing the infected ferrets as a respiratory droplet transmission experiment.
Droplet transmission, theoretically a form of contact transmission, is due to coughing, sneezing and talking or to medical procedures such as suctioning and bronchoscopy.
We inoculated the 5 control eiders housed separately from the exposed birds and the 1 contact transmission bird with a sham solution in a similar manner.
The patient's clinical presentation, epidemiologic history, and positive vaccinia virus test results met CDC's case definition for vaccinia contact transmission (5).
No known contact transmission of VACV was reported from these laboratory-acquired infections; however, instances of contact transmission of VACV from smallpox vaccinees to close contacts, including children and intimate partners, has occurred (8).
The direct contact transmission of SFTSV has been reported in family clusters among persons with no history of tick bites, suggesting that person-to-person transmission may also occur (13-15).
Contact transmission in the setting of extensive environmental contamination is a common mechanism for transmission of bloodborne pathogens in hemodialysis units (2).
Exposure to the vaccination site can result in contact transmission or inadvertent autoinoculation, which often is self-limited (1,2).
The male-to-male sexual contact transmission category represented 72% of new infections among males, including 81% of new infections among whites, 63% among blacks, and 72% among Hispanics.