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Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.480.968.405.400.500
Unique ID
D053124
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053124
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with INFLUENZA, HUMAN (IM) in humans, or INFLUENZA IN BIRDS (IM) in birds, or ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM) in other animals
Scope Note
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 5 and neuraminidase 1. The H5N1 subtype, frequently referred to as the bird flu virus, is endemic in wild birds and very contagious among both domestic (POULTRY) and wild birds. It does not usually infect humans, but some cases have been reported.
Entry Term(s)
H5N1 Virus
Registry Number
txid102793
NLM Classification #
QW 168.5.O7
Previous Indexing
Influenza A Virus (1988-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/11/10
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype Preferred
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