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Hepatitis E MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis E
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.440.470
C01.925.782.455
C06.552.380.705.470
Unique ID
D016751
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016751
Scope Note
Acute INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans; caused by HEPATITIS E VIRUS, a non-enveloped single-stranded RNA virus. Similar to HEPATITIS A, its incubation period is 15-60 days and is enterically transmitted, usually by fecal-oral transmission.
Entry Term(s)
ET-NANBH
Enterically-Transmitted Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis
Epidemic Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis
Hepatitis, Viral, Non-A, Non-B, Enterically-Transmitted
Hepatitis, Water-Borne
NLM Classification #
WC 536
Previous Indexing
Hepatitis, Viral, Human (1990-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/04/29
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Hepatitis E Preferred
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