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Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.782.147.420.400
C01.925.782.417.300
Unique ID
D006480
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006480
Scope Note
An acute febrile disease occurring predominately in Asia. It is characterized by fever, prostration, vomiting, hemorrhagic phenonema, shock, and renal failure. It is caused by any one of several closely related species of the genus ORTHOHANTAVIRUS. The most severe form is caused by HANTAAN VIRUS whose natural host is the rodent Apodemus agrarius. Milder forms are caused by SEOUL VIRUS and transmitted by the rodents Rattus rattus and R. norvegicus, and the PUUMALA VIRUS with transmission by Clethrionomys galreolus.
Entry Term(s)
HFRS
Hemorrhagic Fever, Epidemic
Hemorrhagic Fever, Korean
Hemorrhagic Nephroso-Nephritis
Nephropathia Epidemica
NLM Classification #
WC 534
Previous Indexing
Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
1995; see HEMORRHAGIC FEVER, EPIDEMIC 1977-1994, see HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS, VIRAL 1966-1976; for NEUROPATHIA EPIDEMICA see HANTAVIRUS INFECTIONS 1994-2001; for EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER see EPIDEMIC HEMORRHAGIC FEVER 1963-1976
History Note
1995 (1977); for NEUROPATHIA EPIDEMICA use HANTAVIRUS INFECTIONS 1994-2001
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2022/07/15
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