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Descriptor English:   Plague 
Descriptor Spanish:   Peste 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Peste 
Synonyms English:   Black Death
Black Deaths
Black Plague
Black Plagues
Bubonic Plague
Death, Black
Deaths, Black
Infection, Yersinia pestis
Infections, Yersinia pestis
Meningeal Plague
Meningeal Plagues
Plague, Black
Plague, Bubonic
Plague, Meningeal
Plague, Pneumonic
Plague, Pulmonic
Plague, Septicemic
Plagues, Black
Plagues, Meningeal
Plagues, Pneumonic
Plagues, Pulmonic
Plagues, Septicemic
Pneumonic Plague
Pneumonic Plagues
Pulmonic Plague
Pulmonic Plagues
Septicemic Plague
Septicemic Plagues
Yersinia pestis Infection
Yersinia pestis Infections  
Tree Number:   C01.150.252.400.310.980.390
Definition English:   An acute infectious disease caused by YERSINIA PESTIS that affects humans, wild rodents, and their ectoparasites. This condition persists due to its firm entrenchment in sylvatic rodent-flea ecosystems throughout the world. Bubonic plague is the most common form. 
Indexing Annotation English:   Pasteurella pestis or Yersinia pestis infection only; swine plague = HEMORRHAGIC SEPTICEMIA /vet (IM) + SWINE DISEASES (IM) but do not confuse with African swine plague ( = AFRICAN SWINE FEVER)
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
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   11362 
Unique Identifier:   D010930 

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