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Descriptor English: Allergy and Immunology
Descriptor Spanish: Alergia e Inmunología
Descriptor Portuguese: Alergia e Imunologia
Descriptor French: Allergie et immunologie
Entry term(s): Allergy Specialty
Allergy, Immunology
Immunology
Immunology and Allergy
Immunology, Allergy
Specialty, Allergy
Tree number(s): H02.403.044
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000486
Scope note: A medical specialty concerned with the hypersensitivity of the individual to foreign substances and protection from the resultant infection or disorder.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use IMMUNE SYSTEM PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for immunologic processes and properties; use HYPERSENSITIVITY or specifics treed under it for allergic conditions; the qualifier / immunol is available for use with specific anatomical terms, organisms, diseases, etc
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Combination: methods:Immunologic Techniques
Public MeSH Note: 80; IMMUNOLOGY was heading 1963-79; RADIATION IMMUNOLOGY was heading 1964-66
Online Note: use ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY to search IMMUNOLOGY 1966-79; search RADIATION IMMUNOLOGY under RADIATION EFFECTS 1966
History Note: 80; IMMUNOLOGY was heading 1963-79; RADIATION IMMUNOLOGY was heading 1964-66
Entry Version: ALLERGY IMMUNOLOGY
DeCS ID: 488
Unique ID: D000486
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Allergy and Immunology - Preferred
Concept UI M0000730
Scope note A medical specialty concerned with the hypersensitivity of the individual to foreign substances and protection from the resultant infection or disorder.
Preferred term Allergy and Immunology
Entry term(s) Allergy, Immunology
Immunology and Allergy
Immunology, Allergy
Allergy Specialty - Narrower
Concept UI M0000729
Preferred term Allergy Specialty
Entry term(s) Specialty, Allergy
Immunology - Narrower
Concept UI M0000731
Preferred term Immunology



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