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Hepatitis B, Chronic MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis B, Chronic
Tree Number(s)
C01.221.250.500.100
C01.925.256.430.400.100
C01.925.440.435.100
C06.552.380.350.100
C06.552.380.705.437.100
Unique ID
D019694
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019694
Scope Note
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS B VIRUS lasting six months or more. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Hepatitis B
Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Hepatitis B Virus Infection, Chronic
Previous Indexing
Chronic Disease (1973-1997)
Hepatitis B (1973-1997)
Hepatitis, Chronic (1983-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hepatitis B, Chronic Preferred
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