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Descriptor English: Eye Infections
Descriptor Spanish: Infecciones del Ojo
Descriptor Portuguese: Infecções Oculares
Descriptor French: Infections de l'oeil
Entry term(s): Eye Infection
Infection, Eye
Infection, Ocular
Infections, Eye
Infections, Ocular
Ocular Infection
Ocular Infections
Tree number(s): C01.375
C11.294
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015817
Scope note: Infection, moderate to severe, caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses, which occurs either on the external surface of the eye or intraocularly with probable inflammation, visual impairment, or blindness.
Annotation: coordinate with specific infection
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
Previous Indexing: Eye Diseases (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
Entry Version: EYE INFECT
DeCS ID: 24636
Unique ID: D015817
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/26
Eye Infections - Preferred
Concept UI M0024227
Scope note Infection, moderate to severe, caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses, which occurs either on the external surface of the eye or intraocularly with probable inflammation, visual impairment, or blindness.
Preferred term Eye Infections
Entry term(s) Eye Infection
Infection, Eye
Infection, Ocular
Infections, Eye
Infections, Ocular
Ocular Infection
Ocular Infections



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