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Descriptor English: Yellow Fever
Descriptor Spanish: Fiebre Amarilla
Descriptor Portuguese: Febre Amarela
Descriptor French: Fièvre jaune
Entry term(s): Fever, Yellow
Fevers, Yellow
Yellow Fevers
Tree number(s): C01.920.500.980
C01.925.081.980
C01.925.782.350.250.980
C01.925.782.417.881
SP4.012.183.294
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015004
Scope note: An acute infectious disease primarily of the tropics, caused by a virus and transmitted to man by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes and Haemagogus. The severe form is characterized by fever, HEMOLYTIC JAUNDICE, and renal damage.
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: 15402
Unique ID: D015004
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: 2013/07/08
Yellow Fever - Preferred
Concept UI M0023087
Scope note An acute infectious disease primarily of the tropics, caused by a virus and transmitted to man by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes and Haemagogus. The severe form is characterized by fever, HEMOLYTIC JAUNDICE, and renal damage.
Preferred term Yellow Fever
Entry term(s) Fever, Yellow
Fevers, Yellow
Yellow Fevers



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