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Lassa virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lassa virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.480.500.070.100.500
Unique ID
D007836
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007836
Annotation
infection = LASSA FEVER
Scope Note
A species of ARENAVIRUS, part of the Old World Arenaviruses (ARENAVIRUSES, OLD WORLD), and the etiologic agent of LASSA FEVER. LASSA VIRUS is a common infective agent in humans in West Africa. Its natural host is the multimammate mouse Mastomys natalensis.
Registry Number
txid11620
Previous Indexing
RNA Viruses (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ARENAVIRIDAE 1981-90; was see under ARENAVIRUSES 1978-80; was see under RNA VIRUSES 1972-77
History Note
91(72); was see under ARENAVIRIDAE 1981-90; was see under ARENAVIRUSES 1978-80; was see under RNA VIRUSES 1972-77
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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