Descriptor English: Puerperal Infection
Descriptor Spanish: Infección Puerperal
Descriptor infección puerperal
Scope note: Infección que tiene lugar en el puerperio o en el periodo posparto.
Descriptor Portuguese: Infecção Puerperal
Descriptor French: Infection puerpérale
Entry term(s): Infection, Puerperal
Infections, Puerperal
Postpartum Sepses
Postpartum Sepsis
Puerperal Infections
Sepses, Postpartum
Sepsis, Postpartum
Tree number(s): C01.674.715
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An infection occurring in PUERPERIUM, the period of 6-8 weeks after giving birth.
Annotation: general or unspecified; coordinate IM with specific infection (IM); check the tag FEMALE
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12081
Unique ID: D011645
NLM Classification: WQ 505
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/12/14
Puerperal Infection - Preferred
Concept UI M0018114
Scope note An infection occurring in PUERPERIUM, the period of 6-8 weeks after giving birth.
Preferred term Puerperal Infection
Entry term(s) Infection, Puerperal
Infections, Puerperal
Puerperal Infections
Postpartum Sepsis - Narrower
Concept UI M000639613
Preferred term Postpartum Sepsis
Entry term(s) Postpartum Sepses
Sepses, Postpartum
Sepsis, Postpartum

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