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Plague

Introduction: Plague

Description of Plague

Plague (medical condition): A rare but serious bacterial infection involving the...more »

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Plague: Any epidemic disease with a high death rate.

Plague: a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected rat flea (especially bubonic plague).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Plague: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Plague: Related Topics

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Plague: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Plague is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Plague, or a subtype of Plague, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Plague as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Plague as a Disease

Plague (medical condition): See Plague (disease information).
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Plague: Related Diseases

Plague: Plague is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Plague: Article Excerpts

Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by a bacterium named Yersinia pestis. (Source: excerpt from CDC Plague Home Page: DVBID)

Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by a bacterium named Yersinia pestis. (Source: excerpt from CDC Plague Home Page: DVBID)

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Plague: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Plague

Source - MeSH 2007

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The following terms can be used for Plague

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Plague

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

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

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