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Hepatitis B MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis B
Tree Number(s)
C01.221.250.500
C01.925.256.430.400
C01.925.440.435
C06.552.380.705.437
Unique ID
D006509
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006509
Annotation
chronic = HEPATITIS B, CHRONIC
Scope Note
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by a member of the ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS genus, HEPATITIS B VIRUS. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
Entry Term(s)
Hepatitis B Virus Infection
NLM Classification #
WC 536
Public MeSH Note
77; was HEPATITIS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1963-76
Online Note
use HEPATITIS B to search HEPATITIS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1966-76
History Note
77; was HEPATITIS, HOMOLOGOUS SERUM 1963-76
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hepatitis B Preferred
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