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Disease Reservoirs

Animate or inanimate sources which normally harbor disease-causing organisms and thus serve as potential sources of disease outbreaks. Reservoirs are distinguished from vectors (DISEASE VECTORS) and carriers, which are agents of disease transmission rather than continuing sources of potential disease outbreaks.

Year introduced: 1967(1965)

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Tree Number(s): N06.850.295

MeSH Unique ID: D004197

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  • Disease Reservoir
  • Reservoir, Disease
  • Reservoirs, Disease
  • Infectious Disease Reservoirs
  • Disease Reservoir, Infectious
  • Disease Reservoirs, Infectious
  • Infectious Disease Reservoir
  • Reservoir, Infectious Disease
  • Reservoirs, Infectious Disease

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