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Visna-maedi virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Visna-maedi virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.650.589.600.900
Unique ID
D014790
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014790
Annotation
infection = VISNA or MAEDI see PNEUMONIA, PROGRESSIVE INTERSTITIAL, OF SHEEP
Scope Note
A species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus ovine-caprine lentiviruses (LENTIVIRUSES, OVINE-CAPRINE), that can cause chronic pneumonia (maedi), mastitis, arthritis, and encephalomyelitis (visna) in sheep. Maedi is a progressive pneumonia of sheep which is similar to but not the same as jaagsiekte (PULMONARY ADENOMATOSIS, OVINE). Visna is a demyelinating leukoencephalomyelitis of sheep which is similar to but not the same as SCRAPIE.
Entry Term(s)
Maedi Virus
Maedi-Visna Virus
Visna Virus
Registry Number
txid2169971
Previous Indexing
Pulmonary Adenomatosis, Ovine (1968-1972)
Scrapie (1968-1972)
Public MeSH Note
94; was VISNA VIRUS 1991-93; was VISNA-MAEDI VIRUSES 1975-90 (see under RNA VIRUSES 1975-77); VISNA-MAEDI VIRUS was see VISNA VIRUS 1991-93
Online Note
use VISNA-MAEDI VIRUS to search VISNA VIRUS 1991-93 & VISNA-MAEDI VIRUSES 1978-90
History Note
94; was VISNA VIRUS 1991-93; was VISNA-MAEDI VIRUSES 1975-90 (see under RNA VIRUSES 1975-77); VISNA-MAEDI VIRUS was see VISNA VIRUS 1991-93
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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