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Feline Infectious Peritonitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Feline Infectious Peritonitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.782.600.550.200.360
C22.180.440
Unique ID
D016766
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016766
Scope Note
Common coronavirus infection of cats caused by the feline infectious peritonitis virus (CORONAVIRUS, FELINE). The disease is characterized by a long incubation period, fever, depression, loss of appetite, wasting, and progressive abdominal enlargement. Infection of cells of the monocyte-macrophage lineage appears to be essential in FIP pathogenesis.
Entry Version
FELINE INFECT PERITONITIS
Entry Term(s)
Infectious Peritonitis, Feline
Peritonitis, Infectious, Feline
Previous Indexing
Cat Diseases (1966-1991)
Coronavirus Infections (1978-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Feline Infectious Peritonitis Preferred
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