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Aleutian Mink Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aleutian Mink Disease
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.700.091
C01.925.839.091
C11.270.040.772.270
C20.673.774.257.270
C22.062
Unique ID
D000453
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000453
Annotation
caused by a parvovirus; don't forget also MINK (NIM) & check tag ANIMALS
Scope Note
A slow progressive disease of mink caused by the ALEUTIAN MINK DISEASE VIRUS. It is characterized by poor reproduction, weight loss, autoimmunity, hypergammaglobulinemia, increased susceptibility to bacterial infections, and death from renal failure. The disease occurs in all color types, but mink which are homozygous recessive for the Aleutian gene for light coat color are particularly susceptible.
Entry Version
ALEUTIAN MINK DIS
Entry Term(s)
Aleutian Disease of Mink
Previous Indexing
Carnivora (1966-1967)
Mink (1968-1970)
Virus Diseases (1966-1970)
See Also
Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
71
History Note
71
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Aleutian Mink Disease Preferred
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