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Biomarkers MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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IM general only; coordinate with specific substance; note that many specific markers are available
Scope Note
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE and its effects, disease diagnosis; METABOLIC PROCESSES; SUBSTANCE ABUSE; PREGNANCY; cell line development; EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES; etc.
Entry Term(s)
Biochemical Marker
Biochemical Markers
Biologic Marker
Biologic Markers
Biological Markers
Clinical Marker
Clinical Markers
Immune Marker
Immune Markers
Immunologic Marker
Immunologic Markers
Laboratory Marker
Laboratory Markers
Marker, Biochemical
Marker, Biological
Marker, Clinical
Marker, Immunologic
Marker, Laboratory
Marker, Serum
Marker, Surrogate
Markers, Biochemical
Markers, Biological
Markers, Clinical
Markers, Immunologic
Markers, Laboratory
Markers, Serum
Markers, Surrogate
Markers, Viral
Serum Marker
Serum Markers
Surrogate End Point
Surrogate End Points
Surrogate Endpoint
Surrogate Endpoints
Surrogate Marker
Surrogate Markers
Viral Marker
Viral Markers
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See Also
Molecular Probes
Public MeSH Note
2016; See BIOLOGICAL MARKERS 1989-2015
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Biomarkers Preferred
Markers, Immunologic Narrower
Serum Markers Narrower
Surrogate Endpoints Narrower
Markers, Clinical Related
Viral Markers Narrower
Biochemical Marker Related
Markers, Laboratory Narrower
Surrogate Markers Narrower
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