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Zika Virus Infection MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Zika Virus Infection
Tree Number(s)
C01.920.500.990
C01.925.081.990
C01.925.782.350.250.990
Unique ID
D000071243
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071243
Scope Note
A viral disease transmitted by the bite of AEDES mosquitoes infected with ZIKA VIRUS. Its mild DENGUE-like symptoms include fever, rash, headaches and ARTHRALGIA. The viral infection during pregnancy, in rare cases, is associated with congenital brain and ocular abnormalities, called Congenital Zika Syndrome, including MICROCEPHALY and may also lead to GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
Congenital Zika Syndrome
Congenital Zika Virus Infection
Fever, Zika
ZikV Infection
Zika Fever
Zika Virus Disease
NLM Classification #
WC 524
Previous Indexing
Arbovirus Infections (1964-2015)
Flavivirus Infections (1972-2015)
Public MeSH Note
2016
History Note
2016
Date Established
2016/01/26
Date of Entry
2016/01/26
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Zika Virus Infection Preferred
Congenital Zika Syndrome Narrower
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