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can diphtheria be transmitted by a droplet infection?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    As far as I know, diphtheria usually spreads by respiratory droplet transmission, but can sometimes spread by direct contact with lesions (though how I'm not sure, since the pseudomembrane forms in your throat).

    Source(s): CDC Control of Communicable Diseases Manual. Ed 18.
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