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Descriptor English: Waterborne Diseases
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedades Transmitidas por el Agua
Descriptor Portuguese: Doenças Transmitidas pela Água
Descriptor French: Maladies hydriques
Entry term(s): Disease, Water-related
Disease, Waterborne
Diseases, Water-related
Diseases, Waterborne
Water related Diseases
Water-related Disease
Water-related Diseases
Waterborne Disease
Tree number(s): C01.936
SP4.012.118
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069578
Scope note: Illnesses due to micro-organisms and chemicals in drinking water, those caused by organisms having part of their lifecycle in water or those with water-related vectors, and others spread by aerosols containing pathogens.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2016
History Note: 2016
Related: Aquatic Microorganisms DeCS
Coliforms DeCS
Water Biological Characteristics DeCS
DeCS ID: 51568
Unique ID: D000069578
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Waterborne Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M000606133
Scope note Illnesses due to micro-organisms and chemicals in drinking water, those caused by organisms having part of their lifecycle in water or those with water-related vectors, and others spread by aerosols containing pathogens.
Preferred term Waterborne Diseases
Entry term(s) Disease, Waterborne
Diseases, Waterborne
Waterborne Disease
Water-related Diseases - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000606132
Preferred term Water-related Diseases
Entry term(s) Disease, Water-related
Diseases, Water-related
Water related Diseases
Water-related Disease



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