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Hepatitis A MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis A
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.440.420
C01.925.782.687.359.500
C06.552.380.705.422
Unique ID
D006506
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006506
Scope Note
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by a member of the HEPATOVIRUS genus, HUMAN HEPATITIS A VIRUS. It can be transmitted through fecal contamination of food or water.
Entry Term(s)
Hepatitis, Infectious
Infectious Hepatitis
NLM Classification #
WC 536
Public MeSH Note
77; was HEPATITIS, INFECTIOUS 1963-76
Online Note
use HEPATITIS A to search HEPATITIS, INFECTIOUS 1966-76
History Note
77; was HEPATITIS, INFECTIOUS 1963-76
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Hepatitis A Preferred
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