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Descriptor English: Infant Death
Descriptor Spanish: Muerte del Lactante
Descriptor muerte del lactante
Scope note: Muerte de un LACTANTE, nacido vivo, durante su primer año de vida.
Descriptor Portuguese: Morte do Lactente
Descriptor French: Mort infantile
Entry term(s): Death, Infant
Deaths, Infant
Infant Deaths
Tree number(s): C23.550.260.657
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D066088
Scope note: The death of a live-born INFANT within its first year of life.
Annotation: use PERINATAL DEATH for death of an infant less than 28 days of age; do not confuse with INFANT MORTALITY, a statistical concept
Allowable Qualifiers: ET etiology
PC prevention & control
Public MeSH Note: 2015
History Note: 2015
Related: Infant Mortality MeSH
Perinatal Death MeSH
Perinatal Mortality MeSH
DeCS ID: 55594
Unique ID: D066088
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Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Infant Death - Preferred
Concept UI M0592533
Scope note The death of a live-born INFANT within its first year of life.
Preferred term Infant Death
Entry term(s) Death, Infant
Deaths, Infant
Infant Deaths



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