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Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.335.500
Unique ID
D017758
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017758
Annotation
coordinate IM with disease /‌transm (IM) + professional or profession with no qualifiers (IM); do not confuse with INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, PROFESSIONAL-TO-PATIENT; DF: DIS TRANSM PATIENT PROF or PATIENT PROF TRANSM
Scope Note
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from patients to health professionals or health care workers. It includes transmission via direct or indirect exposure to bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral agents.
Entry Term(s)
Disease Transmission, Patient-Professional
Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional
Infection Transmission, Patient-Professional
Pathogen Transmission, Patient-Professional
Patient-to-Professional Disease Transmission
Patient-to-Professional Transmission
Transmission, Patient-Professional
Transmission, Patient-to-Professional
NLM Classification #
WA 110
Previous Indexing
Occupational Diseases (1966-1993)
specific disease/transmission (1974-1993)
specific health profession (1974-1993)
specific health professional (1974-1993)
See Also
Blood-Borne Pathogens
Public MeSH Note
2009; see DISEASE TRANSMISSION, PATIENT-TO-PROFESSIONAL (1994-2008)
History Note
2009 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/15
Revision Date
2020/06/12
Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional Preferred
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