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Caliciviridae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Caliciviridae
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.578.298
Unique ID
D002139
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002139
Annotation
infection = CALICIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
Scope Note
A family of RNA viruses infecting a broad range of animals. Most individual species are restricted to their natural hosts. They possess a characteristic six-pointed starlike shape whose surfaces have cup-shaped (chalice) indentions. Transmission is by contaminated food, water, fomites, and occasionally aerosolization of secretions. Genera include LAGOVIRUS; NORWALK-LIKE VIRUSES; SAPPORO-LIKE VIRUSES; and VESIVIRUS.
Entry Term(s)
Nebovirus
Registry Number
txid11974
Related Numbers
txid696855
Previous Indexing
Picornaviridae (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
82; was CALICIVIRUSES 1979-81; CALICIVIRUSES was see CALICIVIRIDAE 1993
Online Note
use CALICIVIRIDAE to search CALICIVIRUSES 1979-81 & 1993
History Note
82; was CALICIVIRUSES 1979-81; CALICIVIRUSES was see CALICVIRIDAE 1993
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/02
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Caliciviridae Preferred
Nebovirus Narrower
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