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Plague

"Plague" 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.

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An acute infectious disease caused by YERSINIA PESTIS that affects humans, wild rodents, and their ectoparasites. This condition persists due to its firm entrenchment in sylvatic rodent-flea ecosystems throughout the world. Bubonic plague is the most common form.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Plague" by people in this website by year, and whether "Plague" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012
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