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Descriptor English: Rabies
Descriptor Spanish: Rabia
Descriptor Portuguese: Raiva
Descriptor French: Rage (maladie)
Entry term(s): Hydrophobia
Lyssa
Lyssas
Tree number(s): C01.925.782.580.830.750
SP4.012.148.174
SP4.012.183.309
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011818
Scope note: Acute VIRAL CNS INFECTION affecting mammals, including humans. It is caused by RABIES VIRUS and usually spread by contamination with virus-laden saliva of bites inflicted by rabid animals. Important animal vectors include the dog, cat, bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, and wolf.
Annotation: human & animal; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
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
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12257
Unique ID: D011818
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: 2012/07/03
Rabies - Preferred
Concept UI M0018366
Scope note Acute VIRAL CNS INFECTION affecting mammals, including humans. It is caused by RABIES VIRUS and usually spread by contamination with virus-laden saliva of bites inflicted by rabid animals. Important animal vectors include the dog, cat, bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, and wolf.
Preferred term Rabies
Entry term(s) Hydrophobia
Lyssa
Lyssas



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