"Host Specificity" 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.
The properties of a pathogen that makes it capable of infecting one or more specific hosts. The pathogen can include PARASITES as well as VIRUSES; BACTERIA; FUNGI; or PLANTS.
- Host Specificity
- Host Specificities
- Specificities, Host
- Specificity, Host
- Host Species Specificity
- Host Species Specificities
- Specificities, Host Species
- Specificity, Host Species
- Host Range
- Host Ranges
- Range, Host
- Ranges, Host
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Host Specificity".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Host Specificity".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Host Specificity" by people in Profiles.
Kubinak JL, Ruff JS, Cornwall DH, Middlebrook EA, Hasenkrug KJ, Potts WK. Experimental viral evolution reveals major histocompatibility complex polymorphisms as the primary host factors controlling pathogen adaptation and virulence. Genes Immun. 2013 Sep; 14(6):365-72.