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Descriptor English:   Contamination 
Descriptor Spanish:   Contaminación 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Contaminação 
Tree Number:   SP4.011.087
Definition English:   The presence of an infectious agent in the surface of the body, also in clothes, linen, toys, surgical instruments or bandages or other inanimate article or substances including water, milk and food. Contamination differs from pollution which implies the presence of noxious substances but not necessarily infectious, in the environment 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects AN analysis
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics EH ethnology
HI history LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods PL policies
PC prevention & control SN statistics & numerical data
Record Number:   28484 

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