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Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.335.875
Unique ID
D018445
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018445
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific disease /‌transm (IM); INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, HORIZONTAL see DISEASE TRANSMISSION, INFECTIOUS is also available
Scope Note
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.
Entry Term(s)
Fetomaternal Infection Transmission
Infection Transmission, Fetomaternal
Infection Transmission, Maternal-Fetal
Infection Transmission, Vertical
Maternal-Fetal Infection Transmission
Mother-to-Child Transmission
Pathogen Transmission, Vertical
Vertical Infection Transmission
Vertical Infectious Disease Transmission
Vertical Transmission of Infectious Disease
Previous Indexing
specific diseases/transmission (1975-1994)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL (1995-2008)
History Note
2009 (1995)
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/01/25
Revision Date
2020/06/12
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical Preferred
Maternal-Fetal Infection Transmission Narrower
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