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Variola virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Variola virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.650.160.650.930
Unique ID
D012901
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012901
Annotation
infection = SMALLPOX
Scope Note
A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS causing infections in humans. No infections have been reported since 1977 and the virus is now believed to be virtually extinct.
Entry Term(s)
Poxvirus variolae
Smallpox Virus
Registry Number
txid10255
NLM Classification #
QW 165.5.P6
Public MeSH Note
94; was SMALLPOX VIRUS 1963-93; VARIOLA VIRUS was see SMALLPOX VIRUS 1975-93
Online Note
use VARIOLA VIRUS to search SMALLPOX VIRUS 1966-93
History Note
94; was SMALLPOX VIRUS 1963-93; VARIOLA VIRUS was see SMALLPOX VIRUS 1975-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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