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Descriptor English: Rotavirus
Descriptor Spanish: Rotavirus
Descriptor Portuguese: Rotavirus
Descriptor French: Rotavirus
Entry term(s): Neonatal Calf Diarrhea Virus
Rotaviruses
Tree number(s): B04.820.630.790
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012401
Scope note: A genus of REOVIRIDAE, causing acute gastroenteritis in BIRDS and MAMMALS, including humans. Transmission is horizontal and by environmental contamination. Seven species (Rotaviruses A thru G) are recognized.
Annotation: infection = ROTAVIRUS INFECTIONS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
Previous Indexing: Reoviridae (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 94, 78-80; was ROTAVIRUSES 1981-93 (see under REOVIRIDAE 1981-82); was see under RNA VIRUSES 1978-80
Online Note: use ROTAVIRUS to search ROTAVIRUSES 1978-93
History Note: 94, 78-80; was ROTAVIRUSES 1981-93 (see under REOVIRIDAE 1981-82); was see under RNA VIRUSES 1978-80
DeCS ID: 31778
Unique ID: D012401
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1983/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/13
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Rotavirus - Preferred
Concept UI M0019280
Scope note A genus of REOVIRIDAE, causing acute gastroenteritis in BIRDS and MAMMALS, including humans. Transmission is horizontal and by environmental contamination. Seven species (Rotaviruses A thru G) are recognized.
Preferred term Rotavirus
Entry term(s) Rotaviruses
Neonatal Calf Diarrhea Virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0019279
Scope note A strain of the species Rotavirus A.
Preferred term Neonatal Calf Diarrhea Virus



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