The transfer of infection, especially to a hospital patient with a different infection or between different species of animal or plant.
- Infection control measures help to minimise cross infection.
- He published many papers on cross infection in hospitals.
- The guidelines also address issues that may be common to all travellers, including the risks of dehydration, thromboembolism, and cross infection.
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