Classification Of Communicable Disease
Epidemiologic classification of communicable diseases based on the
mode of transmission of the infectious agent, communicable diseases can be
transmitted by ingestion of contaminated water.
borne diseases: transmitted by the ingestion of contaminated food.
transmitted through the air.
transmitted by vectors, such as mosquitoes and flies.
An indirect transmission of an infectious agent that occurs when a
vehicle (or fomite) touches a person’s body or is ingested.