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Descriptor English: Cytomegalovirus
Descriptor Spanish: Citomegalovirus
Descriptor Portuguese: Citomegalovirus
Descriptor French: Cytomegalovirus
Entry term(s): Cytomegaloviruses
HHV 5
Herpesvirus 5 (beta), Human
Herpesvirus 5, Human
Human Herpesvirus 5
Salivary Gland Virus
Salivary Gland Viruses
Virus, Salivary Gland
Viruses, Salivary Gland
Tree number(s): B04.280.382.150.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003587
Scope note: A genus of the family HERPESVIRIDAE, subfamily BETAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting the salivary glands, liver, spleen, lungs, eyes, and other organs, in which they produce characteristically enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusions. Infection with Cytomegalovirus is also seen as an opportunistic infection in AIDS.
Annotation: infection = CYTOMEGALOVIRUS 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
Public MeSH Note: 94; was CYTOMEGALOVIRUSES 1966-93; SALIVARY GLAND VIRUSES was see under CYTOMEGALOVIRUSES 1966-78
Online Note: use CYTOMEGALOVIRUS to search CYTOMEGALOVIRUSES 1966-93 & SALIVARY GLAND VIRUSES 1966-78.
History Note: 94; was CYTOMEGALOVIRUSES 1966-93; SALIVARY GLAND VIRUSES was see under CYTOMEGALOVIRUSES 1966-78
DeCS ID: 3605
Unique ID: D003587
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Cytomegalovirus - Preferred
Concept UI M0005605
Scope note A genus of the family HERPESVIRIDAE, subfamily BETAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting the salivary glands, liver, spleen, lungs, eyes, and other organs, in which they produce characteristically enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusions. Infection with Cytomegalovirus is also seen as an opportunistic infection in AIDS.
Preferred term Cytomegalovirus
Entry term(s) Cytomegaloviruses
Salivary Gland Virus
Salivary Gland Viruses
Virus, Salivary Gland
Viruses, Salivary Gland
Herpesvirus 5, Human - Narrower
Concept UI M0005606
Scope note Type species of CYTOMEGALOVIRUS.
Preferred term Herpesvirus 5, Human
Entry term(s) HHV 5
Herpesvirus 5 (beta), Human
Human Herpesvirus 5



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