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Virulence

"Virulence" 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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Virulence" by people in this website by year, and whether "Virulence" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1999 and 2015
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