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Descriptor English: Disease Outbreaks
Descriptor Spanish: Brotes de Enfermedades
Descriptor Portuguese: Surtos de Doenças
Descriptor French: Épidémies de maladies
Entry term(s): Disease Outbreak
Disease Outbreak, Infectious
Disease Outbreaks, Infectious
Infectious Disease Outbreak
Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Outbreak, Disease
Outbreak, Infectious Disease
Outbreaks
Outbreaks, Disease
Outbreaks, Infectious Disease
Tree number(s): N06.850.290
SP5.001.047.113.104
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004196
Scope note: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
Annotation: coordinate IM with specific disease / epidemiol (IM) & specify geographic location if pertinent; differentiate from EPIDEMICS, follow terminology in text
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68(66)
Entry Version: DIS OUTBREAKS
Related: Communicable Diseases MeSH
DeCS ID: 28589
Unique ID: D004196
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Disease Outbreaks - Preferred
Concept UI M0006566
Scope note Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
Preferred term Disease Outbreaks
Entry term(s) Disease Outbreak
Disease Outbreak, Infectious
Disease Outbreaks, Infectious
Infectious Disease Outbreak
Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Outbreak, Disease
Outbreak, Infectious Disease
Outbreaks
Outbreaks, Disease
Outbreaks, Infectious Disease



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