Incubation period

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Incubation period is the time between exposure to a pathogenic organism and symptom onset. It is the time needed for the pathogen to proliferate. It has a different length depending on the pathogen. It can be hours, days, or even years (AIDS) long.

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  • DOSTÁL, Václav, et al. Infektologie. 1. edition. Praha : Karolinum, 2004. ISBN 80-246-0749-2.