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Cytopathogenic Effect, Viral MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cytopathogenic Effect, Viral
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.500.384.235
E05.200.500.384.235
E05.242.384.235
G06.920.190
Unique ID
D003588
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003588
Annotation
NIM; do not confuse with CELL TRANSFORMATION, VIRAL: see note there
Scope Note
Visible morphologic changes in cells infected with viruses. It includes shutdown of cellular RNA and protein synthesis, cell fusion, release of lysosomal enzymes, changes in cell membrane permeability, diffuse changes in intracellular structures, presence of viral inclusion bodies, and chromosomal aberrations. It excludes malignant transformation, which is CELL TRANSFORMATION, VIRAL. Viral cytopathogenic effects provide a valuable method for identifying and classifying the infecting viruses.
Entry Version
CPE
Entry Term(s)
Cytopathic Effect, Viral
Viral Cytopathogenic Effect
NLM Classification #
QW 160
See Also
Viral Plaque Assay
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/01
Cytopathogenic Effect, Viral Preferred
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