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Wasting Disease, Chronic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Wasting Disease, Chronic
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.800.858
C10.228.228.800.858
C10.574.843.925
C22.955
C23.550.291.500.937
Unique ID
D034081
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D034081
Scope Note
A transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (prion disease) of DEER and elk characterized by chronic weight loss leading to death. It is thought to spread by direct contact between animals or through environmental contamination with the prion protein (PRIONS).
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Wasting Disease
Previous Indexing
Prion Diseases (1993-2002)
Wasting Syndrome (1999-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/03/12
Wasting Disease, Chronic Preferred
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