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Poliovirus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Poliovirus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.578.750.284.184.500
Unique ID
D017955
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017955
Annotation
infection = POLIOMYELITIS; vaccine-derived poliovirus: coordinate with VIRUS SHEDDING and with specific vaccine if appropriate
Scope Note
A species of ENTEROVIRUS which is the causal agent of POLIOMYELITIS in humans. Three serotypes (strains) exist. Transmission is by the fecal-oral route, pharyngeal secretions, or mechanical vector (flies). Vaccines with both inactivated and live attenuated virus have proven effective in immunizing against the infection.
Entry Term(s)
Brunhilde Virus
Human poliovirus 1
Human poliovirus 2
Human poliovirus 3
Lansing Virus
Leon Virus
Poliovirus Type 1
Poliovirus Type 2
Poliovirus Type 3
Polioviruses
Related Numbers
txid12080
txid12083
txid12086
NLM Classification #
QW 168.5.P4
Previous Indexing
Polioviruses (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2002; see POLIOVIRUSES, HUMAN 1-3 1994-2001; for BRUNHILDE VIRUS see POLIOVIRUS 1976-1993; POLIOVIRUSES was also a heading 1994-2006
History Note
2002 (1994); POLIOVIRUSES was also a heading 1994-2006
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/15
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Poliovirus Preferred
Human poliovirus 3 Narrower
Human poliovirus 1 Narrower
Human poliovirus 2 Narrower
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