Nothing could better serve as the fomites which were supposed to convey the dread disease.
There is also no question that typhus fever may be communicated by fomites.
This rapid discharge is advised because a ship's heated hold is just the place for the full development of the fomites.
The theory of the spread of yellow fever by fomites was completely demolished.
If so, is it likely that clothes or fomites conveyed it in any case?
Some even thought that neither the presence of infected persons, nor of fomites, was always absolutely requisite.
The more common means of contagion is by direct contact or by means of fomites.
There is incontestable evidence that it is conveyed by fomites—a fact well worth bearing in mind.
A chloride of carbonate of soda has been lately recommended as a disinfecting substance against contagious miasmata or fomites.
fomes fo·mes (fō'mēz)
n. pl. fom·i·tes (fŏm'ĭ-tēz', fō'mĭ-)