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Descriptor English: Immunotherapy
Descriptor Spanish: Inmunoterapia
Descriptor Portuguese: Imunoterapia
Descriptor French: Immunothérapie
Entry term(s): Immunotherapies
Tree number(s): E02.095.465.425
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007167
Scope note: Manipulation of the host's immune system in treatment of disease. It includes both active and passive immunization as well as immunosuppressive therapy to prevent graft rejection.
Annotation: coordinate with disease /ther
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: specific disease/therapy (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73; VACCINE THERAPY was heading 1963-82
Online Note: use IMMUNOTHERAPY to search VACCINE THERAPY 1966-72
History Note: 73; VACCINE THERAPY was heading 1963-82
Entry Version: IMMUNOTHER
DeCS ID: 7345
Unique ID: D007167
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Immunotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0011172
Scope note Manipulation of the host's immune system in treatment of disease. It includes both active and passive immunization as well as immunosuppressive therapy to prevent graft rejection.
Preferred term Immunotherapy
Entry term(s) Immunotherapies



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