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Conjunctivitis, Inclusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Conjunctivitis, Inclusion
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.289.225.250
C01.150.252.400.210.125.245
C01.375.354.220.250
C11.187.183.220.250
C11.294.354.220.250
Unique ID
D003235
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003235
Annotation
caused by Chlamydia trachomatis
Scope Note
An infection of the eyes characterized by the presence in conjunctival epithelial cells of inclusion bodies indistinguishable from those of trachoma. It is acquired by infants during birth and by adults from swimming pools. The etiological agent is CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS whose natural habitat appears to be the genito-urinary tract. Inclusion conjunctivitis is a less severe disease than trachoma and usually clears up spontaneously.
Entry Term(s)
Blennorrhea, Inclusion
NLM Classification #
WW 212
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(65)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Conjunctivitis, Inclusion Preferred
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