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Mumps virus

Introduction: Mumps virus

Description of Mumps virus

Mumps virus: acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by Rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
Source: Diseases Database

Mumps virus: type species of Rubulavirus that causes mumps and, in some cases, tenderness and swelling of the testes, pancreas, ovaries, or other organs; can also infect Rhesus monkeys, hamsters, rats and mice.
Source: CRISP

Mumps virus: The type species of RUBULAVIRUS that causes an acute infectious disease in humans, affecting mainly children. Transmission occurs by droplet infection.
Source: MeSH 2007

Mumps virus: Related Topics

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Mumps virus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Mumps virus can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Mumps virus:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Mumps virus

The following list attempts to classify Mumps virus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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