|RDF Unique Identifier:||https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008457|
|Scope note:||A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.
|Annotation:||caused by a morbillivirus; do not confuse entry term RUBEOLA with RUBELLA (German measles); French for measles = rougeole (not rubéole which = RUBELLA), Ital for measles = rosolia (not rubeola which = RUBELLA); Span for measles = sarampi (not rubeola which = RUBELLA)
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy
PC prevention & control
|Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL):||Click here to access the VHL documents|
|Date of Entry:||1999/01/01|
Measles - Preferred
|Scope note||A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.|
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