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Poult Enteritis Mortality Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Poult Enteritis Mortality Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C01.655
C22.131.728.650
Unique ID
D031261
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031261
Annotation
don't forget TURKEYS (NIM)
Scope Note
An acute, transmissible, infectious disease associated with high MORTALITY and MORBIDITY in young turkeys (poults). It is characterized by DIARRHEA; ANOREXIA; growth depression, and immune dysfunction. The cause is unknown but astroviruses (AVASTROVIRUS) and coronaviruses (CORONAVIRUS, TURKEY) have been isolated from diseased poults and are thought to cause the enteritis and increased susceptibility to bacterial infections.
Entry Term(s)
Spiking Mortality Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Enteritis, Transmissible, of Turkeys (1997-2002)
Poultry Diseases (1991-2002)
See Also
Enteritis, Transmissible, of Turkeys
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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