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Descriptor in English: Disease Eradication
Descriptor in Spanish: Erradicación de la Enfermedad
Descriptor in Portuguese: Erradicação de Doenças
Descriptor in French: Éradication de maladie
Entry term(s): Disease Elimination
Disease Eliminations
Disease Eradications
Elimination, Disease
Eliminations, Disease
Eradication, Disease
Eradications, Disease
Tree number(s): N06.850.275
Scope note: Termination of all transmission of infection by global extermination of the infectious agent through surveillance and containment (From Porta, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 5th ed).
Annotation: coordinate with specific disease / prev
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2012
See also the descriptors: Communicable Disease Control MeSH
DeCS UI: 54858
Descriptor UI: D060740
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Disease Eradication - Preferred
Concept UI M0555244
Scope note Termination of all transmission of infection by global extermination of the infectious agent through surveillance and containment (From Porta, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 5th ed).
Preferred term Disease Eradication
Entry term(s) Disease Eradications
Eradication, Disease
Eradications, Disease
Disease Elimination - Narrower
Concept UI M0556117
Preferred term Disease Elimination
Entry term(s) Disease Eliminations
Elimination, Disease
Eliminations, Disease



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