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Influenza A virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Influenza A virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.480.968.405.400
Unique ID
D009980
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009980
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with INFLUENZA, HUMAN (IM) in humans or ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM) in animals other than birds; infection in birds = INFLUENZA IN BIRDS; INFLUENZAVIRUS A is also available
Scope Note
The type species of the genus INFLUENZAVIRUS A that causes influenza and other diseases in humans and animals. Antigenic variation occurs frequently between strains, allowing classification into subtypes and variants. Transmission is usually by aerosol (human and most non-aquatic hosts) or waterborne (ducks). Infected birds shed the virus in their saliva, nasal secretions, and feces.
Entry Term(s)
Avian Orthomyxovirus Type A
Fowl Plague Virus
Influenza Viruses Type A
Myxovirus influenzae-A hominis
Myxovirus influenzae-A suis
Myxovirus pestis galli
Orthomyxovirus Type A
Orthomyxovirus Type A, Avian
Orthomyxovirus Type A, Human
Orthomyxovirus Type A, Porcine
Pestis galli Myxovirus
Registry Number
txid11320
NLM Classification #
QW 168.5.O7
Previous Indexing
Orthomyxoviridae (1968-1976)
Public MeSH Note
1997; see ORTHOMYXOVIRUSES TYPE A 1977-1996; for ORTHOMYXOVIRUS TYPE A, HUMAN see INFLUENZA A VIRUS, HUMAN 1997-2005; for MYXOVIRUS INFLUENZAE-A HOMINIS see INFLUENZA A VIRUS 1974-2005; for ORTHOMYXOVIRUS TYPE A, AVIAN see INFLUENZA A VIRUS, AVIAN 1997-2005; for ORTHOMYXOVIRUS TYPE A, PORCINE see INFLUENZA A VIRUS, PORCINE 1995-2005
History Note
1997 (1977)
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Influenza A virus Preferred
Orthomyxovirus Type A, Porcine Narrower
Orthomyxovirus Type A, Human Narrower
Orthomyxovirus Type A, Avian Narrower
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