Cell wall integrity is a factor that can be considered when it has to be determined how contagious an infection is.

The cell wall integrity and viability of cells of the Tarchannen III species that caused former officers of the USS Victory to transform into members of the species was very low, meaning that the disease was not transmittable by infected patients, like Susanna Leijten. (TNG: "Identity Crisis")

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