Is Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Contagious?
Transmission of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis from Person to Person
Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis is considered to be contagious between people.
Generally the infectious agent may be transmitted by saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route,
surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.
The contagious disease, Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis, can be transmitted:
- from the mother to her fetus.
About contagion and contagiousness:
Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily
the spread of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis 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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