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Deltainfluenzavirus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Deltainfluenzavirus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.480.968.430
Unique ID
D000097023
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000097023
Scope Note
A genus of the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE comprising viruses similar to type C, lacking NEURAMINIDASE and using hemagglutinin-esterase fusion (HEF) protein for attachment. Unlike in other influenza virus genera viral NEP is not produced via alternatively spliced non-structural protein mRNA (NS1). Deltainfluenzavirus mostly infect nonhuman hosts, e.g., cattle and swine and in human causes acute febrile respiratory tract infection. Influenza D virus is the type species.
Entry Term(s)
Deltainfluenzavirus influenzae
Influenza C like virus C-OK
Influenza D virus
Influenza Viruses Type D
Influenzavirus D
Orthomyxoviruses Type D
Registry Number
txid1511083
Related Numbers
txid1511084
Public MeSH Note
2024; see THOGOTOVIRUS 2002-2023, THOGOTO-LIKE VIRUSES 1997-2001, ORTHOMYXOVIRUSES TYPE D 1994-1996
History Note
2024(1994)
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/04/05
Deltainfluenzavirus Preferred
Deltainfluenzavirus influenzae Narrower
Influenza D virus Narrower
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