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Infection Control MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Infection Control
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.780.200.450
Unique ID
D017053
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017053
Annotation
differentiate from COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL which tends to be on a large geographic, demographic or social level (e.g., city, underprivileged, elementary school, prisons) while INFECTION CONTROL tends to be restricted within health care facilities
Scope Note
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
Entry Version
INFECT CONTROL
Entry Term(s)
Control, Infection
Previous Indexing
Communicable Disease Control (1966-1991)
Cross Infection/prevention & control (1966-1991)
Infection/prevention & control (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92; was INFECTION/prevention & control 1966-91
Online Note
use INFECTION CONTROL to search INFECTION/prevention & control 1966-91
History Note
92; was INFECTION/prevention & control 1966-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/07/19
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Infection Control Preferred
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