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Descriptor English: Immunocompetence
Descriptor Spanish: Inmunocompetencia
Descriptor Portuguese: Imunocompetência
Descriptor French: Immunocompétence
Entry term(s): Competence, Immunologic
Competence, Immunological
Immunologic Competence
Immunological Competence
Tree number(s): G12.460
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007121
Scope note: The ability of lymphoid cells to mount a humoral or cellular immune response when challenged by antigen.
Annotation: "immunologically competent cells" = B-LYMPHOCYTES or T-LYMPHOCYTES but do not add IMMUNOCOMPETENCE
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Antibody Formation (1966-1979)
B Lymphocytes (1973-1979)
Immunity (1966-1972)
Immunity, Cellular (1970-1979)
Lymphocytes (1966-1979)
T Lymphocytes (1973-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
DeCS ID: 7304
Unique ID: D007121
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/05/23
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Immunocompetence - Preferred
Concept UI M0011091
Scope note The ability of lymphoid cells to mount a humoral or cellular immune response when challenged by antigen.
Preferred term Immunocompetence
Entry term(s) Competence, Immunologic
Competence, Immunological
Immunologic Competence
Immunological Competence



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