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Qualifier English: immunology
Qualifier Spanish: inmunología
Qualifier Portuguese: imunologia
Qualifier French: immunologie
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000276
Scope note: Used for immunologic studies of tissues, organs, microorganisms, fungi, viruses, and animals. It includes immunologic aspects of diseases but not immunologic procedures used for diagnostic, preventive, or therapeutic purposes, for which "diagnosis", "prevention & control", or "therapy" are used. The concept is also used for chemicals as antigens or haptens.
Annotation: subhead only; for "immunological aspects"; for substances as antigens or haptens; for antibodies to substances, organs or organisms; not for immunotherapy ( = /therapy), nor for immunologic prevention, as with vaccines ( = /prevention & control), nor for serodiagnosis ( = /diagnosis); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.37; DF: /immunol or /IM
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/IM or IM (SH) or SUBS APPLY IM
History Note: 66; used with Category B & C 1966-67; A, B & C 1968-69; A, B, C & F 1970-74; A, B, C & F3 1975-86; A, B, C, D, F3, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, INFANT, NEWBORN+, PREGNANCY+, PREGNANCY, ANIMAL+, PUBERTY+ & PUERPERIUM+ 1987; A, B, C, D, F3, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, INFANT, NEWBORN+, PREGNANCY+, PREGNANCY, ANIMAL+, PUBERTY+, PUERPERIUM+ & SMOKING 1988; A, B, C, D, F3, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, INFANT, NEWBORN+, PREGNANCY+, PREGNANCY, ANIMAL+, PUBERTY+, PUERPERIUM+ & SMOKING+ 1989; A2-16, B, C, D1-24, F3 & G4-12 1990 forward
Entry Version: IMMUNOL
Abbreviation: IM
DeCS ID: 22038
Unique ID: Q000276
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2015/07/01
immunology - Preferred
Concept UI M0030471
Scope note Used for immunologic studies of tissues, organs, microorganisms, fungi, viruses, and animals. It includes immunologic aspects of diseases but not immunologic procedures used for diagnostic, preventive, or therapeutic purposes, for which "diagnosis", "prevention & control", or "therapy" are used. The concept is also used for chemicals as antigens or haptens.
Preferred term immunology



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