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Descriptor English: Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Descriptor Spanish: Hepatitis Viral Humana
Descriptor hepatitis viral humana
Entry term(s) hepatitis virales humanas
hepatitis vírica humana
Scope note: INFLAMACIÓN del HÍGADO de los seres humanos, debida a una infección por VIRUS. Existen varios tipos importantes de hepatitis vírica humana, produciéndose la infección por transmisión entérica (HEPATITIS A, HEPATITIS E) o transfusión de sangre (HEPATITIS B, HEPATITIS C y HEPATITIS D).
Descriptor Portuguese: Hepatite Viral Humana
Descriptor French: Hépatites virales humaines
Entry term(s): Human Viral Hepatitides
Human Viral Hepatitis
Viral Hepatitides, Human
Viral Hepatitis, Human
Tree number(s): C01.925.440
C06.552.380.705
SP4.012.183.299.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006525
Scope note: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans due to infection by VIRUSES. There are several significant types of human viral hepatitis with infection caused by enteric-transmission (HEPATITIS A; HEPATITIS E) or blood transfusion (HEPATITIS B; HEPATITIS C; and HEPATITIS D).
Annotation: coordinate IM with pre-coordinated virus disease term (IM) but note specific viral hepatitis terms
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
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Hepatitis A (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77; HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B was heading 1980-91 (see under HEPATITIS, VIRAL, HUMAN 1980-90), was see HEPATITIS C 1992-93
Online Note: use HEPATITIS C to search HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B 1980-93
History Note: 77; HEPATITIS, VIRAL, NON-A, NON-B was heading 1980-91 (see under HEPATITIS, VIRAL, HUMAN 1980-90), was see HEPATITIS C 1992-93
DeCS ID: 6676
Unique ID: D006525
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/27
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Hepatitis, Viral, Human - Preferred
Concept UI M0010233
Scope note INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans due to infection by VIRUSES. There are several significant types of human viral hepatitis with infection caused by enteric-transmission (HEPATITIS A; HEPATITIS E) or blood transfusion (HEPATITIS B; HEPATITIS C; and HEPATITIS D).
Preferred term Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Entry term(s) Human Viral Hepatitides
Human Viral Hepatitis
Viral Hepatitides, Human
Viral Hepatitis, Human



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