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Is Transposition of the great arteries Contagious?

Infection and Transposition of the great arteries

Maternal viral infection is a risk factor for the developing fetus, but there is no infectious basis to transposition of the great arteries.

About contagion and contagiousness:

Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Transposition of the great arteries 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.

 

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