minimal infectious dose

noun

variants or minimal infective dose
: the smallest quantity of infectious material that regularly produces infection
abbreviation MID

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“Minimal infectious dose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/minimal%20infectious%20dose. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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