DIFFERINCIATE BETWEEN VECTORS AND CARRIARS ?
Asked by | 4th Dec, 2008, 09:37: PM
Vector is an organism which carries particular pathogen spreading a particular disease.
All vectors are carriers.
Example: Female anopheles mosquito is the vector which carries the pathogen Plasmodium which causes malaria.
Carrier is an organism which carries many pathogens spreading many diseases.
All carriers are not vectors
Example: Housefly helps to spread many diseases.
Answered by | 6th Dec, 2008, 09:18: AM
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