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Hepatitis C MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis C
Tree Number(s)
C01.221.250.750
C01.925.440.440
C01.925.782.350.350
C06.552.380.705.440
Unique ID
D006526
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006526
Annotation
chronic = HEPATITIS C, CHRONIC
Scope Note
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown.
Entry Term(s)
Hepatitis, Viral, Non-A, Non-B, Parenterally-Transmitted
PT-NANBH
Parenterally-Transmitted Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis
NLM Classification #
WC 536
Previous Indexing
Hepatitis (1972-1979)
Hepatitis, Viral, Human (1977-1979)
Public MeSH Note
92; was HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1980-91 (see under HEPATITIS, VIRAL, HUMAN 1980-90); HEPATITIS C was see HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1985-91
Online Note
use HEPATITIS C to search HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1980-91
History Note
92; was HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1980-91 (see under HEPATITIS, VIRAL, HUMAN 1980-90); HEPATITIS C was see HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1985-91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/23
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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