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Iridoviridae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Iridoviridae
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.410
Unique ID
D007497
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007497
Annotation
infection in insects: coordinate IM with specific insect /‌virol (IM); infection in vertebrates: coordinate IM with DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope Note
A family of large icosahedral DNA viruses infecting insects and poikilothermic vertebrates. Genera include IRIDOVIRUS; RANAVIRUS; Chloriridovirus; Megalocytivirus; and Lymphocystivirus.
Entry Term(s)
Chloriridovirus
Goldfish Viruses
Icosahedral Cytoplasmic Deoxyriboviruses
Lymphocystivirus
Megalocytivirus
Registry Number
txid10486
Related Numbers
txid10491
txid10494
txid308906
NLM Classification #
QW 165.5.I6
Previous Indexing
DNA Viruses (1966-1977)
Insect Viruses (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
1981; see IRIDOVIRUSES 1978-80; for GOLDFISH VIRUSES see GOLDFISH VIRUS 1-LIKE VIRUSES 1997-2001, see IRIDOVIRIDAE 1994-96, see IRIDOVIRUSES 1978-80
History Note
1981 (1978)
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/04
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Iridoviridae Preferred
Goldfish Viruses Narrower
Megalocytivirus Narrower
Lymphocystivirus Narrower
Chloriridovirus Narrower
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