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Descriptor English: Wound Infection
Descriptor Spanish: Infección de Heridas
Descriptor Portuguese: Infecção dos Ferimentos
Descriptor French: Infection de plaie
Entry term(s): Infection, Wound
Infections, Wound
Wound Infections
Tree number(s): C01.947
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014946
Scope note: Invasion of a wound by pathogenic microorganisms.
Annotation: coordinate with specific infection term
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
Entry Version: WOUND INFECT
DeCS ID: 15344
Unique ID: D014946
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Wound Infection - Preferred
Concept UI M0023017
Scope note Invasion of a wound by pathogenic microorganisms.
Preferred term Wound Infection
Entry term(s) Infection, Wound
Infections, Wound
Wound Infections



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