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Monkeypox MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Monkeypox
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.743.615
C22.735.750
C22.795.600
Unique ID
D045908
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045908
Annotation
human & animal; if in animal, use/vet
Scope Note
A viral disease infecting PRIMATES and RODENTS. Its clinical presentation in humans is similar to SMALLPOX including FEVER; HEADACHE; COUGH; and a painful RASH. It is caused by MONKEYPOX VIRUS and is usually transmitted to humans through BITES or via contact with an animal's BLOOD. Interhuman transmission is relatively low (significantly less than smallpox).
Entry Term(s)
Monkey Pox
NLM Classification #
WC 584
Previous Indexing
Poxviridae Infections (1967-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Monkeypox Preferred
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