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Anti-Infective Agents, Local MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.122.187
Unique ID
D000891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000891
Scope Note
Substances used on humans and other animals that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. They are distinguished from DISINFECTANTS, which are used on inanimate objects.
Entry Version
ANTI INFECT AGENTS LOCAL
Entry Term(s)
Anti-Infective Agents, Topical
Antiinfective Agents, Local
Antiinfective Agents, Topical
Antiseptic
Antiseptics
Local Anti-Infective Agents
Local Antiinfective Agents
Microbicides, Local
Microbicides, Topical
Topical Anti-Infective Agents
Topical Antiinfective Agents
Registry Number
0
See Also
Disinfectants
Public MeSH Note
67; ANTISEPTICS & ANTISEPTICS, HALOGEN & ANTISEPTICS, MERCURIAL & ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM were headings 1963-66
Online Note
use ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, LOCAL to search ANTISEPTICS 1966; search ANTISEPTICS, HALOGEN & ANTISEPTICS, MERCURIAL & ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM under ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS 1966
History Note
67; ANTISEPTICS & ANTISEPTICS, HALOGEN & ANTISEPTICS, MERCURIAL & ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM were headings 1963-66
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Anti-Infective Agents, Local Preferred
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