Definition of cross infection in English:

cross infection

Syllabification: cross in·fec·tion

noun

  • The transfer of infection, especially to a hospital patient with a different infection or between different species of animal or plant.
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    • 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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