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Scrapie MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Scrapie
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.800.717
C10.228.228.800.717
C10.574.843.850
C22.836.799
Unique ID
D012608
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012608
Annotation
a prion dis; usually animal: check tag ANIMAL; if in sheep, coord IM with SHEEP (NIM) but do not index under SHEEP DISEASES; if in goats, coord IM with GOAT DISEASES (IM) & GOATS (NIM)
Scope Note
A fatal disease of the nervous system in sheep and goats, characterized by pruritus, debility, and locomotor incoordination. It is caused by proteinaceous infectious particles called PRIONS.
Entry Term(s)
Rida
See Also
Prion Diseases
Prions
PrPSc Proteins
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(66)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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