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Descriptor English: Orthomyxoviridae
Descriptor Spanish: Orthomyxoviridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Orthomyxoviridae
Descriptor French: Orthomyxoviridae
Entry term(s): Influenza Virus
Influenza Viruses
Myxovirus
Myxoviruses
Orthomyxovirus
Orthomyxoviruses
Tree number(s): B04.820.545
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009975
Scope note: A family of RNA viruses causing INFLUENZA and other diseases. There are five recognized genera: INFLUENZAVIRUS A; INFLUENZAVIRUS B; INFLUENZAVIRUS C; ISAVIRUS; and THOGOTOVIRUS.
Annotation: infection = ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
Public MeSH Note: 81; was ORTHOMYXOVIRUSES 1977-80; was INFLUENZA VIRUSES 1963-76; was MYXOVIRUSES 1975-76; was MYXOVIRUS 1963-74
Online Note: use ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE to search ORTHOMYXOVIRUSES 1977-81, INFLUENZA VIRUSES 1966-76, MYXOVIRUSES 1975-76 & MYXOVIRUS 1966-74
History Note: 81; was ORTHOMYXOVIRUSES 1977-80; was INFLUENZA VIRUSES 1963-76; was MYXOVIRUSES 1975-76; was MYXOVIRUS 1963-74
DeCS ID: 10153
Unique ID: D009975
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/05/05
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Orthomyxoviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0015469
Scope note A family of RNA viruses causing INFLUENZA and other diseases. There are five recognized genera: INFLUENZAVIRUS A; INFLUENZAVIRUS B; INFLUENZAVIRUS C; ISAVIRUS; and THOGOTOVIRUS.
Preferred term Orthomyxoviridae
Entry term(s) Influenza Virus
Influenza Viruses
Orthomyxovirus
Orthomyxoviruses
Myxoviruses - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0015468
Preferred term Myxoviruses
Entry term(s) Myxovirus



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