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African Swine Fever MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
African Swine Fever
Tree Number(s)
C01.920.930.125
C01.925.081.078
C01.925.256.142
C22.905.072
Unique ID
D000357
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000357
Annotation
do not confuse with SWINE FEVER see CLASSICAL SWINE FEVER
Scope Note
A sometimes fatal ASFIVIRUS infection of pigs, characterized by fever, cough, diarrhea, hemorrhagic lymph nodes, and edema of the gallbladder. It is transmitted between domestic swine by direct contact, ingestion of infected meat, or fomites, or mechanically by biting flies or soft ticks (genus Ornithodoros).
Entry Term(s)
African Swine Fever Virus Infection
Asfivirus Infection
Swine Fever, African
Wart-Hog Disease
Previous Indexing
Swine Diseases (1966-1969)
Virus Diseases (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/10
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