Which of the following is false regarding communicable period:
|A||It is an important measure of communicability|
|B||It is constant for different diseases|
|C||It may include incubation period|
|D||It can be reduced for some diseases by early detection|
COMMUNICABLE PERIOD is defined as the time during which an infectious agent may be transferred directly or indirectly from an infected person to another person, from an infected animal to man, or from an infected person to an animal, including arthropods. It varies in different diseases. Communicability of some diseases can be reduced by early diagnosis and treatment. Some diseases are more communicable during the incubation period than during actual illness.