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Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.335.750
Unique ID
D017757
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017757
Annotation
coordinate IM with disease /‌transm (IM) + professional or profession (including DENTISTS or DENTISTRY) with no qualifiers (IM); do not confuse with INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, PATIENT-TO-PROFESSIONAL
Scope Note
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from health professional or health care worker to patients. It includes transmission via direct or indirect exposure to bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral agents.
Entry Term(s)
Dentist-Patient Transmission
Disease Transmission, Professional-Patient
Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient
Health Care Worker-Patient Transmission
Healthcare Worker-Patient Transmission
Infection Transmission, Dentist-Patient
Infection Transmission, Physician-Patient
Infection Transmission, Professional-to-Patient
Pathogen Transmission, Professional-to-Patient
Physician-Patient Transmission
Professional-to-Patient Disease Transmission
Professional-to-Patient Transmission
Transmission, Dentist-Patient
Transmission, Health Care Worker-Patient
Transmission, Healthcare Worker-Patient
Transmission, Physician-Patient
Transmission, Professional-Patient
Transmission, Professional-to-Patient
NLM Classification #
WA 110
Previous Indexing
specific disease/transmission (1974-1993)
specific health profession (1974-1993)
specific health professional (1974-1993)
See Also
Blood-Borne Pathogens
Public MeSH Note
2009; see DISEASE TRANSMISSION, PROFESSIONAL-TO-PATIENT (1994-2008)
History Note
2009 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/15
Revision Date
2020/06/12
Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient Preferred
Transmission, Physician-Patient Narrower
Transmission, Dentist-Patient Narrower
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