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Descriptor English: Carrier State
Descriptor Spanish: Portador Sano
Descriptor Portuguese: Portador Sadio
Descriptor French: État de porteur sain
Entry term(s): Asymptomatic Carrier State
Asymptomatic Carrier States
Asymptomatic Infection Carrier
Asymptomatic Infection Carriers
Carrier State, Asymptomatic
Carrier State, Presymptomatic
Carrier States
Inapparent Infection Carrier
Inapparent Infection Carriers
Infection Carrier, Asymptomatic
Infection Carrier, Inapparent
Infection Carrier, Presymptomatic
Presymptomatic Carrier State
Presymptomatic Carrier States
Presymptomatic Infection Carrier
Presymptomatic Infection Carriers
State, Carrier
States, Carrier
Super Spreader
Super-Spreader
Super-Spreaders
Tree number(s): N06.850.520.169
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002353
Scope note: The condition of harboring an infective organism without manifesting symptoms of infection. The organism must be readily transmissible to another susceptible host.
Annotation: disease carriers, not genetic carriers ( = CARRIERS, GENETIC see HETEROZYGOTE); coordinate with disease, not organism
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
CN congenital
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65(63)
DeCS ID: 2397
Unique ID: D002353
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/06/30
Carrier State - Preferred
Concept UI M0003562
Scope note The condition of harboring an infective organism without manifesting symptoms of infection. The organism must be readily transmissible to another susceptible host.
Preferred term Carrier State
Entry term(s) Carrier States
State, Carrier
States, Carrier
Asymptomatic Carrier State - Narrower
Concept UI M000732045
Preferred term Asymptomatic Carrier State
Entry term(s) Asymptomatic Carrier States
Asymptomatic Infection Carrier
Asymptomatic Infection Carriers
Carrier State, Asymptomatic
Infection Carrier, Asymptomatic
Presymptomatic Carrier State - Narrower
Concept UI M000732046
Preferred term Presymptomatic Carrier State
Entry term(s) Carrier State, Presymptomatic
Infection Carrier, Presymptomatic
Presymptomatic Carrier States
Presymptomatic Infection Carrier
Presymptomatic Infection Carriers
Super-Spreader - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000732047
Preferred term Super-Spreader
Entry term(s) Super Spreader
Super-Spreaders
Inapparent Infection Carrier - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733385
Preferred term Inapparent Infection Carrier
Entry term(s) Inapparent Infection Carriers
Infection Carrier, Inapparent



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