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Quarantine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Quarantine
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.780.200.725
Unique ID
D011790
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011790
Annotation
human or animal
Scope Note
Limited freedom of movement of individuals to reduce the risk of spread of communicable disease by those who have been exposed to infectious or communicable disease in order to prevent its spread; a period of detention of vessels, vehicles, or travelers coming from infected or suspected places; and detention or isolation on account of suspected contagion. It includes government regulations on the detention of animals at frontiers or ports of entrance for the prevention of infectious disease. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Cordon Sanitaire
Lockdown, Health
Self-Quarantine
Stay at Home Orders
See Also
Patient Isolation
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/06
Quarantine Preferred
Self-Quarantine Related
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