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Arenaviridae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Arenaviridae
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.480.500
Unique ID
D001116
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001116
Annotation
infection = ARENAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
Scope Note
A family of RNA viruses naturally infecting rodents and consisting of one genus (ARENAVIRUS) with two groups: Old World Arenaviruses (ARENAVIRUSES, OLD WORLD) and New World Arenaviruses (ARENAVIRUSES, NEW WORLD). Infection in rodents is persistent and silent. Vertical transmission is through milk-, saliva-, or urine-borne routes. Horizontal transmission to humans, monkeys, and other animals is important.
Entry Term(s)
Mammarenavirus
Reptarenavirus
Registry Number
txid11617
Related Numbers
txid1653394
txid1653395
NLM Classification #
QW 168.5.A8
Previous Indexing
RNA Viruses (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
81; was ARENAVIRUSES 1978-80
Online Note
use ARENAVIRIDAE to search ARENAVIRUSES 1978-80
History Note
81; was ARENAVIRUSES 1978-80
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/04
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Arenaviridae Preferred
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