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Qualifier in English: pathogenicity
Qualifier in Spanish: patogenicidad
Qualifier in Portuguese: patogenicidade
Qualifier in French: pathogénicité
Entry term(s): infectivity
virulence
Scope note: Used with microorganisms, viruses, and parasites for studies of their ability to cause disease in man, animals, or plants.
Annotation: subhead only; for the potential ability of micro-organisms or parasites to cause disease in man, animal, or plant under specified conditions: not for specific infections; includes virulence; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.51; DF: /pathogen or /PY
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PY or PY (SH) or SUBS APPLY PY
History Note: 66; used with Category B 1966-74; B1 & B3-5 1975 forward
Entry Version: PATHOGEN
Abbreviation: PY
DeCS UI: 22052
Descriptor UI: Q000472
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/24
pathogenicity - Preferred
Concept UI M0030684
Scope note Used with microorganisms, viruses, and parasites for studies of their ability to cause disease in man, animals, or plants.
Preferred term pathogenicity
Entry term(s) infectivity
virulence - Narrower
Concept UI M0030685
Preferred term virulence



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