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Qualifier English: virology
Qualifier Spanish: virología
Qualifier Portuguese: virologia
Qualifier French: virologie
Entry term(s): viruses
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000821
Scope note: Used with organs, animals, and higher plants and with diseases for virologic studies. For bacteria, rickettsia, and fungi, "microbiology" is used; for parasites, "parasitology" is used.
Annotation: subhead only; see also /microbiology (for bacteria, rickettsia & fungi) & /parasitology; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.82; DF: /virol or VI
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/VI or VI (SH) or SUBS APPLY VI
History Note: 95; used with Category A, B1-3, B6, C & F3 1995 forward
Entry Version: VIROL
Abbreviation: VI
DeCS ID: 32386
Unique ID: Q000821
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/07/08
Revision Date: 2003/07/24
virology - Preferred
Concept UI M0030948
Scope note Used with organs, animals, and higher plants and with diseases for virologic studies. For bacteria, rickettsia, and fungi, "microbiology" is used; for parasites, "parasitology" is used.
Preferred term virology
viruses - Narrower
Concept UI M0030949
Preferred term viruses



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