What is Vertical Disease Transmission? (Meaning & Information)

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Medical Condition Term Explained: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.

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