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Community-Acquired Infections MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Community-Acquired Infections
Tree Number(s)
C01.234
Unique ID
D017714
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017714
Annotation
contrasted with hospital- or other health facil-acquired ( = CROSS INFECTION); IM GEN only; coord NIM with specific community-acquired infect (IM), if discussed
Scope Note
Any infection acquired in the community, that is, contrasted with those acquired in a health care facility (CROSS INFECTION). An infection would be classified as community-acquired if the patient had not recently been in a health care facility or been in contact with someone who had been recently in a health care facility.
Entry Version
COMMUNITY ACQUIRED INFECT
Entry Term(s)
Community Acquired Infection
Community-Acquired Infection
Infections, Community-Acquired
See Also
Cross Infection
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/18
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Community-Acquired Infections Preferred
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