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Diseases » Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 » Contagiousness

Is Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 Contagious?

Infection and Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 is not related to infection.

About contagion and contagiousness:

Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 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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