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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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Potential sources of bacterial introduction into the intrathecal space during spinal procedures include intrinsic or extrinsic contamination of needles, syringes, or injected medications; inadequately decontaminated patient skin; inadequately cleaned healthcare provider hands; a contaminated sterile field; and droplet transmission from the health-care provider's upper airway.
Since droplet transmission is a form of contact transmission, some infectious agents transmitted by the droplet route also may be transmitted by the direct and indirect contact routes.
Colds are caused by cold viruses and spread by droplet transmission.
Transmission of microbes by contact, airborne and droplet transmission or by common vehicles and vectors moves microbes through hospitals and on to other public environments.
They are often spread through direct contact and droplet transmission, which can occur when someone with a virus sneezes or coughs.
Recent studies on the transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in ferrets demonstrated preference for aerosol and droplet transmission of the virus (15,16).
Our data show that this outbreak was caused by talking with the index case-patient at close range, which indicates droplet transmission.
Other means of spread might have been droplet transmission among residents or by rodent pests (5).