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Descriptor English: Focal Infection
Descriptor Spanish: Infección Focal
Descriptor Portuguese: Infecção Focal
Descriptor French: Infection focale
Entry term(s): Focal Infections
Infection, Focal
Infections, Focal
Tree number(s): C01.392
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005490
Scope note: An infection at a specific location that may spread to another region of the body.
Annotation: coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/disease site of infection (IM) + specific infection (IM)
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
Entry Version: FOCAL INFECT
DeCS ID: 5627
Unique ID: D005490
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Focal Infection - Preferred
Concept UI M0008656
Scope note An infection at a specific location that may spread to another region of the body.
Preferred term Focal Infection
Entry term(s) Focal Infections
Infection, Focal
Infections, Focal



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