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Fecal-oral route

The fecal-oral route (or alternatively, the oral-fecal route or orofecal route) is a way disease can be passed when fecal particles from one host are introduced into the mouth of another potential host.

There are usually intermediate steps, sometimes many of them. Among the more common causes are:

Some of the diseases that can be passed via the fecal-oral route include:

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