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Descriptor English: Fungemia
Descriptor Spanish: Fungemia
Descriptor Portuguese: Fungemia
Descriptor French: Fongémie
Tree number(s): C01.150.703.492.594
C01.757.360
C23.550.470.790.500.360
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016469
Scope note: The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.
Annotation: coord with specific fungus/infect heading or specific fungus if specific fungus infect is not in MeSH (do not use /blood to indicate -emia)
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: Mycoses (1966-1991)
specific fungal infection (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30095
Unique ID: D016469
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/02
Revision Date: 2016/06/30
Fungemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0025155
Scope note The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.
Preferred term Fungemia



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