"Hepatitis C" 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.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown.
- Hepatitis C
- Parenterally-Transmitted Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis
- Parenterally Transmitted Non A, Non B Hepatitis
- Hepatitis, Viral, Non-A, Non-B, Parenterally-Transmitted
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Hepatitis C".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Hepatitis C".
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