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Distemper MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Distemper
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.782.580.600.500.285
C22.268.265
Unique ID
D004216
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004216
Annotation
don't forget also DOGS (NIM) or other animal + check tag ANIMALS but in cats = FELINE PANLEUKOPENIA (IM) + CATS (NIM) + check tag ANIMALS
Scope Note
A name for several highly contagious viral diseases of animals, especially canine distemper. In dogs, it is caused by the canine distemper virus (DISTEMPER VIRUS, CANINE). It is characterized by a diphasic fever, leukopenia, gastrointestinal and respiratory inflammation and sometimes, neurologic complications. In cats it is known as FELINE PANLEUKOPENIA.
Entry Term(s)
Canine Distemper
Distemper, Canine
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Distemper Preferred
Canine Distemper Narrower
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