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Rabies MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rabies
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.782.580.830.750
Unique ID
D011818
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011818
Annotation
human & animal; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Scope Note
Acute VIRAL CNS INFECTION affecting mammals, including humans. It is caused by RABIES VIRUS and usually spread by contamination with virus-laden saliva of bites inflicted by rabid animals. Important animal vectors include the dog, cat, bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, and wolf.
Entry Term(s)
Encephalitic Rabies
Furious Rabies
Hydrophobia
Lyssa
Paralytic Rabies
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/07/08
Rabies Preferred
Encephalitic Rabies Narrower
Paralytic Rabies Narrower
Furious Rabies Related
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