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Smallpox MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Smallpox
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.743.826
Unique ID
D012899
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012899
Annotation
caused by a poxvirus
Scope Note
An acute, highly contagious, often fatal infectious disease caused by an orthopoxvirus characterized by a biphasic febrile course and distinctive progressive skin eruptions. Vaccination has succeeded in eradicating smallpox worldwide. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Alastrim
Variola
Variola Minor
Public MeSH Note
ALASTRIM was heading 1975-96 (see under SMALLPOX 1975-90); VARIOLA MINOR was see ALASTRIM 1979-96
History Note
ALASTRIM was heading 1975-96 (see under SMALLPOX 1975-90); VARIOLA MINOR was see ALASTRIM 1979-96
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Smallpox Preferred
Variola Minor Related
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