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Descriptor English: Anti-Infective Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Antiinfecciosos
Descriptor Portuguese: Anti-Infecciosos
Descriptor French: Anti-infectieux
Entry term(s): Agent, Anti-Infective
Agent, Anti-Microbial
Agent, Antimicrobial
Agents, Anti-Infective
Agents, Anti-Microbial
Agents, Antiinfective
Agents, Antimicrobial
Anti Infective Agent
Anti Infective Agents
Anti Microbial Agent
Anti Microbial Agents
Anti-Infective Agent
Anti-Microbial Agent
Anti-Microbial Agents
Antiinfective Agents
Antimicrobial Agent
Antimicrobial Agents
Microbicide
Microbicides
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.122
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000890
Scope note: Substances that prevent infectious agents or organisms from spreading or kill infectious agents in order to prevent the spread of infection.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific groups
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Version: ANTI INFECT AGENTS
Related: Anthelmintics MeSH
Antiprotozoal Agents MeSH
DeCS ID: 903
Unique ID: D000890
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Anti-Infective Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0001329
Scope note Substances that prevent infectious agents or organisms from spreading or kill infectious agents in order to prevent the spread of infection.
Preferred term Anti-Infective Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Anti-Infective
Agents, Anti-Infective
Agents, Antiinfective
Anti Infective Agent
Anti Infective Agents
Anti-Infective Agent
Antiinfective Agents
Microbicides - Narrower
Concept UI M0417930
Scope note Generically, any agent that destroys microbes. However, usage of the term is increasingly being confined to agents that prevent or reduce the transmission of SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES.
Preferred term Microbicides
Entry term(s) Agent, Anti-Microbial
Agent, Antimicrobial
Agents, Anti-Microbial
Agents, Antimicrobial
Anti Microbial Agent
Anti Microbial Agents
Anti-Microbial Agent
Anti-Microbial Agents
Antimicrobial Agent
Antimicrobial Agents
Microbicide



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