Is Sporotrichosis Contagious?
Transmission of Sporotrichosis from Person to Person
Sporotrichosis is considered infectious but is not transmitted from person to person.
Generally, a disease like this is caused by an infectious agent and not spread between people.
Sporotrichosis, although infectious, is not a genetic disease. It is not caused by a defective or abnormal gene.
Transmission of Sporotrichosis
Transmission of Sporotrichosis to a person can be by way of:
not spread from person to person. (Source: excerpt from Sporotrichosis: DBMD)
About contagion and contagiousness:
Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily
the spread of Sporotrichosis is possible from one person to another.
Other words for contagion include "infection", "infectiousness",
"transmission" or "transmissability".
Contagiousness has nothing to do with genetics
or inheriting diseases from parents.
For an overview of contagion,
see Introduction to Contagion.