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Descriptor English:   Infections 
Descriptor Spanish:   Infecciones 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Infecções 
Synonyms English:   Infection
Infection and Infestation
Infections and Infestations
Infestation and Infection
Infestations and Infections  
Tree Number:   C01
Definition English:   Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms or their toxins that can cause pathological conditions or diseases. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general only; prefer specifics; /prev = INFECTION CONTROL but see note there
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Infections/prevention & control use Infection Control
See Related English:   Anti-Infective Agents
History Note English:   2020; was Infection 1963-2019; /prevention & control was INFECTION/prevention & control 1966-91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy TM transmission
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   7414 
Unique Identifier:   D007239 

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