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 DeCS Categories

C01 Bacterial Infections and Mycoses .
C01.252 Bacterial Infections .
C01.252.400 Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections .
C01.252.400.780 Rickettsiaceae Infections .
C01.252.400.780.790 Rickettsia Infections .
C01.252.400.780.790.805 Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne .
C02 Virus Diseases .
C02.782 RNA Virus Infections .
C02.782.580 Mononegavirales Infections .
C02.782.580.600 Paramyxoviridae Infections .
C02.782.580.600.680 Rubulavirus Infections .
C02.782.580.600.680.500 Mumps .
C07 Stomatognathic Diseases .
C07.465 Mouth Diseases .
C07.465.815 Salivary Gland Diseases .
C07.465.815.470 Parotid Diseases .
C07.465.815.470.800 Parotitis .
C07.465.815.470.800.630 Mumps .
H02 Health Occupations .
H02.403 Medicine .
H02.403.720 Public Health .
H02.403.720.500 Epidemiology .
HP1 Homeopathy .
HP1.007 Homeopathic Philosophy .
HP1.007.262 Patients .
HP1.007.262.808 Disease .
HP1.007.262.808.126 Acute Disease .
HP1.007.262.808.126.133 Collective Diseases .
HP1.007.262.808.126.133.067 Epidemic Genius .
HP2 Homeopathic Clinics .
HP2.029 Disease .
HP2.029.300 Acute Disease .
HP2.029.300.048 Collective Diseases .
HP2.029.300.048.061 Epidemic Genius .
N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.850 Public Health .
N06.850.290 Disease Outbreaks .
N06.850.290.200 Epidemics .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.012 Environmental Illness .
SP4.001.012.148 Communicable Diseases .
SP4. Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne .
SP4.001.012.153 Epidemiology .
SP5 Epidemiology and Biostatistics .
SP5.001 Epidemiology .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.702 Disaster Planning .
SP8.946.702.667 Specialties in Disasters .
SP8.946.702.667.586 Epidemiology .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Epidemics .
Epidemic .
Sudden outbreaks of a disease in a country or region not previously recognized in that area, or a rapid increase in the number of new cases of a previous existing endemic disease. Epidemics can also refer to outbreaks of disease in animal or plant populations. .
/epidemiology .
/endemics .
/epidemics .
/frequency .
/incidence .
/morbidity .
/occurrence .
/outbreaks .
/prevalence .
/surveillance .
Used with human and veterinary diseases for the distribution of disease, factors which cause disease, and the attributes of disease in defined populations; includes incidence, frequency, prevalence, endemic and epidemic outbreaks; also surveys and estimates of morbidity in geographic areas and in specified populations. Used also with geographical headings for the location of epidemiologic aspects of a disease. Excludes mortality for which "mortality" is used. .
Epidemiology .
Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease. .
Epidemic Genius .
Group of most frequent symptoms experienced during an epidemic, combined with a particular pathogenetic pattern. .
Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne .
Brill Disease .
Epidemic Typhus .
Jail Fever .
Rickettsia prowazekii Infection .
Brill Zinsser Disease .
Brills Disease .
Disease, Brill .
Disease, Brill's .
Disease, Brill-Zinsser .
Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus .
Fever, Jail .
Fevers, Jail .
Infection, Rickettsia prowazekii .
Infections, Rickettsia prowazekii .
Louse-Borne Typhus, Epidemic .
Rickettsia prowazekii Infections .
Typhus, Epidemic .
Typhus, Epidemic Louse Borne .
Typhus .
Brill-Zinsser Disease .
Brill's Disease .
The classic form of typhus, caused by RICKETTSIA PROWAZEKII, which is transmitted from man to man by the louse Pediculus humanus corporis. This disease is characterized by the sudden onset of intense headache, malaise, and generalized myalgia followed by the formation of a macular skin eruption and vascular and neurologic disturbances. .
Mumps .
Epidemic Parotitides .
Epidemic Parotitis .
Parotitides, Epidemic .
Parotitis, Epidemic .
An acute infectious disease caused by RUBULAVIRUS, spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine, and usually seen in children under the age of 15, although adults may also be affected. (From Dorland, 28th ed) .