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Descriptor English: Nipah Virus
Descriptor Spanish: Virus Nipah
Descriptor virus Nipah
Scope note: Especie de HENIPAVIRUS, estrechamente relacionado con el VIRUS HENDRA, que emergió en Malasia Peninsular en 1998. Produce una grave ENCEFALITIS febril en el hombre y también produce encefalitis y ENFERMEDADES RESPIRATORIAS en los cerdos. Los murciélagos (PTEROPUS) son los huéspedes naturales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Vírus Nipah
Descriptor French: Virus Nipah
Entry term(s): Nipah Viruses
Virus, Nipah
Viruses, Nipah
Tree number(s): B04.820.480.937.600.650.400.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045405
Scope note: A species of HENIPAVIRUS, closely related to HENDRA VIRUS, which emerged in Peninsular Malaysia in 1998. It causes a severe febrile VIRAL ENCEPHALITIS in humans and also encephalitis and RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS in pigs. Fruit bats (PTEROPUS) are the natural host.
Annotation: infection: coordinate IM with HENIPAVIRUS INFECTIONS (IM)
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: Paramyxovirinae (1999-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see PARAMYXOVIRINAE 2000-2003
History Note: 2004; use PARAMYXOVIRINAE 2000-2003
DeCS ID: 37988
Unique ID: D045405
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Nipah Virus - Preferred
Concept UI M0332640
Scope note A species of HENIPAVIRUS, closely related to HENDRA VIRUS, which emerged in Peninsular Malaysia in 1998. It causes a severe febrile VIRAL ENCEPHALITIS in humans and also encephalitis and RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS in pigs. Fruit bats (PTEROPUS) are the natural host.
Preferred term Nipah Virus
Entry term(s) Nipah Viruses
Virus, Nipah
Viruses, Nipah



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