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Descriptor English:   Communicable Diseases 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedades Transmisibles 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doenças Transmissíveis 
Synonyms English:   Communicable Disease
Disease, Communicable
Disease, Infectious
Diseases, Communicable
Diseases, Infectious
Infectious Disease
Infectious Diseases
Transmissible Disease
Transmissible Diseases  
Tree Number:   C01.221
C23.550.291.531
SP4.012.148
Definition English:   An illness caused by an infectious agent or its toxins that occurs through the direct or indirect transmission of the infectious agent or its products from an infected individual or via an animal, vector or the inanimate environment to a susceptible animal or human host. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specific disease
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Communicable Diseases/prevention & control use Communicable Disease Control
 
See Related English:   Disease Reservoirs
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy TM transmission
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   28582 
Unique Identifier:   D003141 

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MedCarib    

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