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Porcine Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Porcine Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.200.500
C22.905.690
Unique ID
D053570
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053570
Scope Note
A worldwide emerging disease of weaned piglets first recognized in swine herds in western Canada in 1997. This syndrome is characterized by progressive weight loss, rapid (tachypnea) and difficult (dyspnea) breathing, and yellowing of skin. PMWS is caused by PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS infection, specifically type 2 or PCV-2.
Entry Term(s)
Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome, Porcine
Previous Indexing
Swine Diseases (1997-2006)
Wasting Syndrome (1997-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Porcine Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome Preferred
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