The incubation period is the time it takes for an infection to
develop after a person has been exposed to a disease-causing organism (such as
bacteria, viruses, or fungi). The incubation period ends when the first signs
or symptoms of the disease appear.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine
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