Classification 2021 Summer Edition

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WC

Communicable Diseases

Classify here all major systemic infectious diseases.

  • Classify works on an infection which affects a single organ with the organ.

Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society) (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Includes membership lists and administrative reports issued serially or separately. Classify directories in WC 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see WC 23-24.


Collected works by several authors

Collected works by individual authors

Addresses. Essays. Lectures

History (General) (Table-G)

Classify history of a single infectious disease with the disease.

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Monographs and Serials)

Classification. Terminology
(Monographs and Serials)

Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Atlases. Pictorial works

Classify here also atlases on single infectious diseases.

Education

Classify here works about education.

Educational materials
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify here educational materials, e.g., outlines, questions and answers, programmed instruction, computer-assisted instruction, etc., regardless of format. Classify textbooks, regardless of format, by subject.

Schools, departments, and faculties of infectious diseases (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Include here works on the history of schools. Classify courses of study, college catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Research (General)

Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.

Directories (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Collective laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.

Individual laboratories, academies, institutes, etc. (Cutter from name of institution)

Laboratory manuals. Technique

Equipment and supplies

Classify catalogs in W 26.

Informatics. Electronic data processing. Computers (General)

Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.

Collective isolation and quarantine hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, etc. Leper colonies (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Individual isolation and quarantine hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, etc. Leper colonies (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table-G)

Collective museums, exhibitions, etc.

Individual museums, exhibitions, etc. (Cutter from name of museum, etc.) (Table-G)

[This number not used]

Classify laws relating to infectious diseases in WA 32.

[This number not used]

Classify discussion of laws relating to infectious diseases in WA 33.

Handbooks. Resource guides
(Monographs and Serials)

General works

Sexually transmitted diseases

Classify works on AIDS and HIV infections in WC 503-503.7.

Public health control measures

Prevention

Gonorrhea

Classify works on gonorrhea in the female in WP 157.

Chancroid

Syphilis

Diagnosis

Congenital

Primary. Secondary

Tertiary

Neurosyphilis

Cardiovascular

[This number not used]

Classify gummatous lesions in WC 165.

Treatment

Granuloma inguinale

Lymphogranuloma venereum

Infection. Cross infection. Laboratory infection

Cf. WX 167 for prevention and control of cross infection in hospitals; WU 29.5 for prevention and control of cross infection in dental health facilities or in the provision of dental care.


Bacterial infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on localized bacterial infections by site.

Pneumonia (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify here all pneumonias regardless of the affecting organism.

Pneumococcal pneumonia. Staphylococcal pneumonia

Viral pneumonia

Aspiration pneumonia

Streptococcal infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on endocarditis in WG 285; on impetigo in WR 225.

Scarlet fever

Pneumococcal infections

Classify works on lobar pneumonia in WC 204.

Rheumatic fever. Chorea in rheumatic fever

Classify works on rheumatic heart disease in WG 240.

Focal infection

Cf. WU 246 in dentistry.

Erysipelas

Bacteremia. Sepsis. Toxemias

Classify works on pregnancy toxemias in WQ 215.

Listeriosis

Meningococcal infections

Mycoplasmatales infections

Staphylococcal infections

Classify works on infectious skin diseases in WR; on hordeolum in WW 205; on staphylococcal pneumonia in WC 204; on food poisoning in WC 268.

Wound infection

Cf. WO 185 Surgical wound infection.

Enterobacteriaceae and other enteric infections

Classify works on Yersinia infections in WC 350.

Cholera

Epidemics

Paratyphoid fevers

Bacterial food poisoning. Bacterial water poisoning

Classify works on contamination by specific chemicals with the chemical involved. Classify works on food or water poisoning caused by pesticides in WA 240. Classify works on plant poisoning in WA 700.

Salmonella infections

Classify works on salmonella food poisoning in WC 268; on paratyphoid fevers in WC 266.

Typhoid fever

Dysentery (General or not elsewhere classified)

Bacillary dysentery

Amebic dysentery. Amebiasis

Classify works on amebic liver abscess in WI 730.

Escherichia coli infections

Actinomycetales infections. Mycobacterium infections

Classify works on leprosy in WC 335; on maduromycosis in WR 340; on tuberculosis in WF, etc.

Anthrax

Brucellosis

Corynebacterium infections

Diphtheria

Pseudomonas infections. Glanders

Leprosy

Bordetella infections. Whooping cough

Yersinia infections. Plague

Epidemics

Clostridium infections

Classify works on botulism in WC 268; on bacillary hemoglobinuria in WJ 344.

Tetanus. Trismus

Gas gangrene

Tularemia

Rat-bite fever

Spirochaetales infections

[This number not used]

Classify rat-bite fever (sodoku) in WC 390.

Borrelia infections. Lyme disease

Relapsing fever

Leptospirosis. Weil disease

Treponemal infections

Classify works on syphilis in WC 160-170.

Yaws

Mycoses (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on dermatomycoses in WR 300-340; on fungal lung diseases in WF 652.

Coccidioidomycosis. Paracoccidioidomycosis

Histoplasmosis

Candidiasis

Classify works on cutaneous candidiasis in WR 300.

Cryptococcosis. Sporotrichosis

Virus diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

RNA virus infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Retroviridae infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV infections

Diagnosis

Therapy

Etiology. Transmission

Epidemiology (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Complications

Prevention and control

Psychosocial aspects

Popular works

Classify here popular works on all aspects of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or HIV infections.

Viral respiratory tract infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

COVID-19

Diagnosis

Therapy

Etiology. Transmission

Epidemiology (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Complications

Prevention and control

Psychological aspects. Socioeconomic factors

Common cold

Orthomyxoviridae infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Human influenza

Respirovirus Infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on measles in WC 580.

Mumps

Infectious mononucleosis

Arbovirus infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on arbovirus encephalitis in WC 542; on lymphocytic choriomeningitis in WC 540.

[This number not used]

Classify psittacosis [ornithosis] in WC 660.

Phlebotomus fever

Dengue

Yellow fever

Epidemics

Viral hemorrhagic fevers

Human viral hepatitis

Neurotropic virus diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Arbovirus encephalitis. Equine encephalomyelitis (in humans)

Classify works on encephalomyelitis of the horse in SF 959.E5.

Rabies

Poliomyelitis

Prevention and control

Infectious viral skin diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Herpesviridae infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on infectious mononucleosis in WC 522; on Burkitt's lymphoma in WH 525; on other infections with no skin manifestations in WC 500.

Chickenpox

Herpes zoster

Herpes simplex

Measles

Rubella

Poxviridae infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Smallpox

Prevention and control

Epidemics

[This number not used]

Classify cat-scratch disease in WC 640.

Rickettsiaceae infections. Chlamydiaceae infections. Tick-borne diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Trench fever

Epidemic louse-borne typhus

Epidemics

Endemic flea-borne typhus

Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Other tick-borne rickettsial infections

Scrub typhus

Other mite-borne rickettsial infections

Bartonellaceae infections

Psittacosis

Tropical diseases (General)

Cf. WR 350 Tropical diseases of the skin.

Parasitic diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify general works on localized infections by site, e.g., Parasitic skin diseases in WR 345.

Parasitic intestinal diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on amebic dysentery in WC 285.

Protozoan infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on amebiasis in WC 285; on trichomonas vaginitis in WP 258. See also other localized infections indexed.

Trypanosomiasis

Visceral leishmaniasis

Classify general works on leishmaniasis and on mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in WR 350.

Toxoplasmosis (General or not elsewhere classified)

Coccidiosis

Balantidiasis

Malaria

Epidemiology (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Prevention and control

Therapy

Helminthiasis (General or not elsewhere classified)

Trematode infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Schistosomiasis

[This number not used]

Classify Cestode infections in WC 830.

Cestode infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Cysticercosis. Taeniasis

Echinococcosis

Classify works on hepatic echinococcosis in WI 710; on pulmonary echinococcosis in WF 600.

Nematode infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Trichinellosis

Trichuriasis. Oxyuriasis

Strongyloidiasis

Ascariasis

Filariasis and related conditions (General or not elsewhere classified)

Onchocerciasis

Hookworm infections (General or not elsewhere classified)

Ectoparasitic infestations, disinfestation (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on lice infestations in WR 375; on scabies in WR 365 or if veterinary in SF 810. Cf. WC 625 and WC 635 for tick and mite-borne rickettsial infections.





Zoonoses (General)

Classify work on specific diseases of animals in SF. Classify works on specific animal disease vectors in QX 199-735.