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Descriptor English:   Bluetongue 
Descriptor Spanish:   Lengua Azul 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Bluetongue 
Synonyms English:   Blue Tongue
Tongue, Blue  
Tree Number:   C02.081.125
Definition English:   A reovirus infection, chiefly of sheep, characterized by a swollen blue tongue, catarrhal inflammation of upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, and often by inflammation of sensitive laminae of the feet and coronet. 
Indexing Annotation English:   caused by a reovirus; usually animal; check tag ANIMALS; don't forget also SHEEP (NIM) but do not index under SHEEP DISEASES
History Note English:   94; was BLUE TONGUE 1968-93 (Prov 1968-73) 
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
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VI virology  
Record Number:   31720 
Unique Identifier:   D001819 

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