Weegy: The source of infection is the location from which a host acquires the infection, either endogenous (i.e. originating from a person's own commensal microbial flora) or exogenous (i.e. the source is located external to the patient). [ This means that a source usually can be identified in a specific place, and a specific time.
A person can be a source of infection; either for him/her self (endogenous) or to other people (directly through ... (More)