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Chikungunya Fever MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chikungunya Fever
Tree Number(s)
C01.920.500.078.184
C01.925.081.198
C01.925.782.930.100.184
Unique ID
D065632
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065632
Scope Note
An acute infection caused by a mosquito-borne alphavirus CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS characterized by RASH; FEVER; JOINT PAINS; CONJUNCTIVITIS; MENINGOENCEPHALITIS; LYMPHOPENIA; and THROMBOCYTOPENIA.
Entry Term(s)
Chickungunya Fever
Chikungunya Virus Infection
Previous Indexing
Alphavirus Infections (1967-2014)
Arbovirus Infections (1965-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015; see under CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER 2010-2014
History Note
2015; use under CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER 2010-2014
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Chikungunya Fever Preferred
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