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Descriptor English: Community-Acquired Infections
Descriptor Spanish: Infecciones Comunitarias Adquiridas
Descriptor Portuguese: Infecções Comunitárias Adquiridas
Descriptor French: Infections communautaires
Entry term(s): Acquired Infection, Community
Acquired Infections, Community
Community Acquired Infection
Community Acquired Infections
Community-Acquired Infection
Infection, Community Acquired
Infection, Community-Acquired
Infections, Community Acquired
Infections, Community-Acquired
Tree number(s): C01.234
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017714
Scope note: Any infection acquired in the community, that is, contrasted with those acquired in a health care facility (CROSS INFECTION). An infection would be classified as community-acquired if the patient had not recently been in a health care facility or been in contact with someone who had been recently in a health care facility.
Annotation: contrasted with hospital- or other health facil-acquired ( = CROSS INFECTION); IM GEN only; coord NIM with specific community-acquired infect (IM), if discussed
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
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Entry Version: COMMUNITY ACQUIRED INFECT
Related: Cross Infection MeSH
DeCS ID: 31549
Unique ID: D017714
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/18
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Community-Acquired Infections - Preferred
Concept UI M0026784
Scope note Any infection acquired in the community, that is, contrasted with those acquired in a health care facility (CROSS INFECTION). An infection would be classified as community-acquired if the patient had not recently been in a health care facility or been in contact with someone who had been recently in a health care facility.
Preferred term Community-Acquired Infections
Entry term(s) Acquired Infection, Community
Acquired Infections, Community
Community Acquired Infection
Community Acquired Infections
Community-Acquired Infection
Infection, Community Acquired
Infection, Community-Acquired
Infections, Community Acquired
Infections, Community-Acquired



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