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Host Specificity MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Host Specificity
Tree Number(s)
G06.462.380
G16.527.200.380
Unique ID
D058507
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058507
Scope Note
The properties of a pathogen that makes it capable of infecting one or more specific hosts. The pathogen can include PARASITES as well as VIRUSES; BACTERIA; FUNGI; or PLANTS.
Entry Term(s)
Host Range
Host Specialization
Host Species Specificity
Previous Indexing
Host-Parasite Interactions (1970-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2023/05/22
Host Specificity Preferred
Host Range Related
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