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Mosquito-Borne Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Mosquito-Borne Diseases
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Scope Note
Infectious diseases transmitted by mosquito vectors. Mosquito-borne human viral diseases include Chikungunya, Dengue, viral encephalitis (e.g., Japanese and St. Louis types), West Nile, Yellow fever, Zika virus infections. Mosquito-borne human parasitic diseases include malaria and lymphatic filariasis. Equine encephalomyelitis and dirofilariasis are mosquito-borne viral diseases mostly in animals.
Entry Term(s)
Aedes-Borne Diseases
Anopheles-Borne Diseases
Mosquito Borne Diseases
Mosquito-Borne Parasitic Diseases
Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases
NLM Classification #
WC 100
Public MeSH Note
2024; see Vector Borne Diseases 2021-2023
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Mosquito-Borne Diseases Preferred
Aedes-Borne Diseases Narrower
Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases Narrower
Anopheles-Borne Diseases Narrower
Mosquito-Borne Parasitic Diseases Narrower
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