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Spumavirus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Spumavirus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.650.850
Unique ID
D016092
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016092
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with RETROVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM); note HUMAN SPUMAVIRUS and CHIMPANZEE FOAMY VIRUS are entry terms to SIMIAN FOAMY VIRUS
Scope Note
Genus of non-oncogenic retroviruses which establish persistent infections in many animal species but are considered non-pathogenic. Its species have been isolated from primates (including humans), cattle, cats, hamsters, horses, and sea lions. Spumaviruses have a foamy or lace-like appearance and are often accompanied by syncytium formation. SIMIAN FOAMY VIRUS is the type species.
Entry Term(s)
African green monkey simian foamy virus
Bovine Syncytial Virus
Bovine foamy virus
Feline Syncytium-Forming Virus
Feline foamy virus
Foamy Virus
Macaque simian foamy virus
Simian foamy virus 1
Simian foamy virus 3
Spumavirinae
Spumaviruses
Registry Number
txid11640
Related Numbers
txid207343
txid338079
txid338478
txid53182
Previous Indexing
Foamy Virus (1975-1990)
Retroviridae (1977-1990)
Public MeSH Note
94; was SPUMAVIRINAE 1991-93; FOAMY VIRUS was see under RETROVIRIDAE 1981-90, was see under LEUKOVIRUSES 1978-80, & was see under LEUKEMOGENIC VIRUSES 1975-77.
Online Note
use SPUMAVIRUS to search SPUMAVIRINAE 1991-93
History Note
94; was SPUMAVIRINAE 1991-93; FOAMY VIRUS was see under RETROVIRIDAE 1981-90, was see under LEUKOVIRUSES 1978-80, & was see under LEUKEMOGENIC VIRUSES 1975-77.
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/03/23
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Spumavirus Preferred
African green monkey simian foamy virus Narrower
Macaque simian foamy virus Narrower
Spumavirinae Broader
Bovine foamy virus Narrower
Feline foamy virus Narrower
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