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Mumps MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mumps
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.782.580.600.680.500
C07.465.815.470.800.630
Unique ID
D009107
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009107
Annotation
caused by the MUMPS VIRUS, a rubulavirus
Scope Note
An acute infectious disease caused by RUBULAVIRUS, spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine, and usually seen in children under the age of 15, although adults may also be affected. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Parotitis, Epidemic
NLM Classification #
WC 520
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Mumps Preferred
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