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Tick-Borne Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tick-Borne Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C01.920.930
Unique ID
D017282
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017282
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics or coordinate with organism/infection term, as "tick-borne arbovirus diseases" = TICK-BORNE DISEASES + ARBOVIRUS INFECTIONS
Scope Note
Bacterial, viral, or parasitic diseases transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of infected ticks. The families Ixodidae and Argasidae contain many bloodsucking species that are important pests of man and domestic birds and mammals and probably exceed all other arthropods in the number and variety of disease agents they transmit. Many of the tick-borne diseases are zoonotic.
Entry Version
TICK BORNE DIS
Entry Term(s)
Infections, Tick-Borne
Tick Borne Disease
Tick-Borne Infection
Tick-Borne Infections
NLM Classification #
WC 600
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Tick-Borne Diseases Preferred
Tick-Borne Infections Narrower
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