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Virus Shedding

"Virus Shedding" 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 expelling of virus particles from the body. Important routes include the respiratory tract, genital tract, and intestinal tract. Virus shedding is an important means of vertical transmission (INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL).

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Virus Shedding" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Virus Shedding" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 73 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2020
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