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Descriptor English: Central Nervous System Infections
Descriptor Spanish: Infecciones del Sistema Nervioso Central
Descriptor Portuguese: Infecções do Sistema Nervoso Central
Descriptor French: Infections du système nerveux central
Entry term(s): CNS Infection
CNS Infections
Central Nervous System Infection
Infection, CNS
Infections, CNS
Infections, Central Nervous System
Tree number(s): C01.207
C10.228.228
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002494
Scope note: Pathogenic infections of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; RNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; BACTERIAL INFECTIONS; MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; SPIROCHAETALES INFECTIONS; fungal infections; PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS; HELMINTHIASIS; and PRION DISEASES may involve the central nervous system as a primary or secondary process.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with specific site/disease term if pertinent
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: Central Nervous System Diseases (1967-1997)
Infection (1967-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 1998
History Note: 1998; use explode 1971-1997
Entry Version: CNS INFECT
DeCS ID: 2528
Unique ID: D002494
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/06/11
Central Nervous System Infections - Preferred
Concept UI M0003806
Scope note Pathogenic infections of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; RNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; BACTERIAL INFECTIONS; MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; SPIROCHAETALES INFECTIONS; fungal infections; PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS; HELMINTHIASIS; and PRION DISEASES may involve the central nervous system as a primary or secondary process.
Preferred term Central Nervous System Infections
Entry term(s) CNS Infection
CNS Infections
Central Nervous System Infection
Infection, CNS
Infections, CNS
Infections, Central Nervous System



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