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Descriptor English: Foodborne Diseases
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedades Transmitidas por los Alimentos
Descriptor Portuguese: Doenças Transmitidas por Alimentos
Descriptor French: Maladies d'origine alimentaire
Entry term(s): Disease, Food-borne
Disease, Foodborne
Food Poisoning
Food Poisonings
Food borne Disease
Food borne Diseases
Food borne Illness
Food borne Illnesses
Food-borne Disease
Food-borne Diseases
Food-borne Illness
Food-borne Illnesses
Foodborne Disease
Foodborne Illness
Foodborne Illnesses
Illness, Food-borne
Illness, Foodborne
Illnesses, Foodborne
Poisoning, Food
Tree number(s): C25.723.415
SP4.012.200.100
VS2.001.003.001.005.006
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005517
Scope note: Acute illnesses, usually affecting the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, brought on by consuming contaminated food or beverages. Most of these diseases are infectious, caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Sometimes the diseases are caused by harmful toxins from the microbes or other chemicals present in the food. Especially in the latter case, the condition is often called food poisoning.
Annotation: coordinate with specific food item / pois; note several specific precoordinated food poisoning terms are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
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
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2010; see FOOD POISONING 1963-2009
History Note: 2010 (1963)
Related: Diarrhea MeSH
Dietary Exposure MeSH
Food Hypersensitivity MeSH
DeCS ID: 5656
Unique ID: D005517
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Foodborne Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0008693
Scope note Acute illnesses, usually affecting the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, brought on by consuming contaminated food or beverages. Most of these diseases are infectious, caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Sometimes the diseases are caused by harmful toxins from the microbes or other chemicals present in the food. Especially in the latter case, the condition is often called food poisoning.
Preferred term Foodborne Diseases
Entry term(s) Disease, Food-borne
Disease, Foodborne
Food borne Disease
Food borne Diseases
Food borne Illness
Food borne Illnesses
Food-borne Disease
Food-borne Diseases
Food-borne Illness
Food-borne Illnesses
Foodborne Disease
Foodborne Illness
Foodborne Illnesses
Illness, Food-borne
Illness, Foodborne
Illnesses, Foodborne
Food Poisoning - Narrower
Concept UI M0534889
Preferred term Food Poisoning
Entry term(s) Food Poisonings
Poisoning, Food



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