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MeSH Tree Location(s) for Virulence

Scope Note:
The degree of pathogenicity within a group or species of microorganisms or viruses as indicated by case fatality rates and/or the ability of the organism to invade the tissues of the host. The pathogenic capacity of an organism is determined by its VIRULENCE FACTORS.

See also: Virulence Factors



Location corresponding to Mesh Number G06.930

Microbiological Phenomena  Mikrobiologiska fenomen
Virulence   Sjukdomsalstrande förmåga
Virulens

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