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Descriptor English: Actinomycosis
Descriptor Spanish: Actinomicosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Actinomicose
Descriptor French: Actinomycose
Entry term(s): Actinomyces Infection
Actinomyces Infections
Actinomycoses
Infection, Actinomyces
Infections, Actinomyces
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.410.040.137
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000196
Scope note: Infections with bacteria of the genus ACTINOMYCES.
Annotation: bact infect, not fungal despite "-mycosis": = infection by genus ACTINOMYCES; do not confuse with ACTINOMYCETALES INFECTIONS, infection by order ACTINOMYCETALES; pulm actinomycosis = ACTINOMYCOSIS (IM) + LUNG DISEASES (IM), not LUNG DISEASES, FUNGAL
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: 204
Unique ID: D000196
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: 2009/07/06
Actinomycosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0000290
Scope note Infections with bacteria of the genus ACTINOMYCES.
Preferred term Actinomycosis
Entry term(s) Actinomyces Infection
Actinomyces Infections
Actinomycoses
Infection, Actinomyces
Infections, Actinomyces



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