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Persistent Infection MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Persistent Infection
Tree Number(s)
C01.645
C23.550.291.902
Unique ID
D000088562
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000088562
Annotation
coordinate with specific infection
Scope Note
Infection which lasts for a long period with continuous display of clinical features. Persistent infection arises due to inability of host cells to clear primary infections completely. When persistent infections are cleared so that infection symptoms are under control they are often referred to as chronic infections. LATENT INFECTIONS are infections in which manifestation of clinical symptoms appear later.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Infection
Long Term Infection
Previous Indexing
Infections (1963-2021)
See Also
Chronic Disease
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Persistent Infection Preferred
Chronic Infection Narrower
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