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Descriptor English: Immunocompromised Host
Descriptor Spanish: Huésped Inmunocomprometido
Descriptor Portuguese: Hospedeiro Imunocomprometido
Descriptor French: Sujet immunodéprimé
Entry term(s): Host, Immunocompromised
Host, Immunosuppressed
Hosts, Immunocompromised
Hosts, Immunosuppressed
Immunocompromised Hosts
Immunocompromised Patient
Immunocompromised Patients
Immunosuppressed Host
Immunosuppressed Hosts
Patient, Immunocompromised
Patients, Immunocompromised
Tree number(s): G12.470
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016867
Scope note: A human or animal whose immunologic mechanism is deficient because of an immunodeficiency disorder or other disease or as the result of the administration of immunosuppressive drugs or radiation.
Annotation: note category: a physiol state in man or animal; coord IM with disease or physiol state complicating the immunocompromised state (IM with /immunol) or with the immunosuppressive agent (IM with pertinent subh)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Immune Tolerance (1980-1991)
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes (1977-1991)
Immunosuppression (1976-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30040
Unique ID: D016867
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/02
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Immunocompromised Host - Preferred
Concept UI M0025670
Scope note A human or animal whose immunologic mechanism is deficient because of an immunodeficiency disorder or other disease or as the result of the administration of immunosuppressive drugs or radiation.
Preferred term Immunocompromised Host
Entry term(s) Host, Immunocompromised
Host, Immunosuppressed
Hosts, Immunocompromised
Hosts, Immunosuppressed
Immunocompromised Hosts
Immunocompromised Patient
Immunocompromised Patients
Immunosuppressed Host
Immunosuppressed Hosts
Patient, Immunocompromised
Patients, Immunocompromised



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