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Category C - Diseases

Infections

Infections are diseases caused by microorganisms and parasites. Types of infection headings in MeSH:

Pre-coordinated general
BACTERIAL INFECTIONS
VIRUS DISEASES
MYCOSES
PARASITIC DISEASES

Pre-coordinated specific
BORDETELLA INFECTIONS
ADENOVIRUS INFECTIONS, HUMAN
ESCHERICHIA COLI INFECTIONS

Historical or classical
Pasteurella pestis infection = PLAGUE
Clostridium botulinum infection = BOTULISM

Derivative
SCHISTOSOMIASIS
ECHINOCOCCOSIS

See MeSH for other examples.

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