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Descriptor English:   Monkeypox 
Descriptor Spanish:   Viruela de los Simios 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Monkeypox 
Synonyms English:   Monkey Pox  
Tree Number:   C02.256.743.615
C22.735.750
C22.795.600
Definition English:   A viral disease infecting PRIMATES and RODENTS. Its clinical presentation in humans is similar to SMALLPOX including FEVER; HEADACHE; COUGH; and a painful RASH. It is caused by MONKEYPOX VIRUS and is usually transmitted to humans through BITES or via contact with an animal's BLOOD. Interhuman transmission is relatively low (significantly less than smallpox). 
Indexing Annotation English:   human & animal; if in animal, use/vet
History Note English:   2004 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
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 PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy TM transmission
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   38031 
Unique Identifier:   D045908 

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