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    This posting shows the principal routes of infection used by all significant human viruses. This may be of use in virology or microbiology questions regarding routes of transmission or prevention.

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    rhinoviruses (often finger-to-nose)
    influenza viruses
    parainfluenza viruses
    mumps virus
    measles virus
    rubella virus
    varicella-zoster virus
    smallpox virus
    parvovirus B19 (possible, unconfirmed)

    Gastro-intestinal ...

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    This posting provides a list of the transmission routes used by all common human viruses. This may be useful when considering the epidemiology or transmission characteristics of human virus infections.