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African Swine Fever Virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
African Swine Fever Virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.049.035
Unique ID
D000358
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000358
Annotation
infection = AFRICAN SWINE FEVER: see note there
Scope Note
The lone species of the genus Asfivirus. It infects domestic and wild pigs, warthogs, and bushpigs. Disease is endemic in domestic swine in many African countries and Sardinia. Soft ticks of the genus Ornithodoros are also infected and act as vectors.
Entry Term(s)
Wart-Hog Disease Virus
Registry Number
txid10497
Previous Indexing
DNA Viruses (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under IRIDOVIRIDAE 1981-90; was see under IRIDOVIRUSES 1978-80; was see under DNA VIRUSES 1975-77
History Note
91(75); was see under IRIDOVIRIDAE 1981-90; was see under IRIDOVIRUSES 1978-80; was see under DNA VIRUSES 1975-77
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
African Swine Fever Virus Preferred
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