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Communicable Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Communicable Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C01.221
C23.550.291.531
Unique ID
D003141
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003141
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specific disease
Scope Note
An illness caused by an infectious agent or its toxins that occurs through the direct or indirect transmission of the infectious agent or its products from an infected individual or via an animal, vector or the inanimate environment to a susceptible animal or human host.
Entry Version
COMMUNICABLE DIS
Entry Term(s)
Infectious Diseases
See Also
Disease Reservoirs
Entry Combination
prevention & control:Communicable Disease Control
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Communicable Diseases Preferred
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