"African Swine Fever" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A sometimes fatal ASFIVIRUS infection of pigs, characterized by fever, cough, diarrhea, hemorrhagic lymph nodes, and edema of the gallbladder. It is transmitted between domestic swine by direct contact, ingestion of infected meat, or fomites, or mechanically by biting flies or soft ticks (genus Ornithodoros).
|African Swine Fever
- African Swine Fever
- African Swine Fever Virus Infection
- Swine Fever, African
- Wart-Hog Disease
- Wart Hog Disease
- Wart-Hog Diseases
- Asfivirus Infection
- Asfivirus Infections
- Infection, Asfivirus
- Infections, Asfivirus
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