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Amblyomma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amblyomma
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.166.132.832.400.100
Unique ID
D000082762
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000082762
Scope Note
A genus of hardbacked TICKS, in the family IXODIDAE. It includes the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, and the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum, in the Americas. Amblyomma americanum is the primary vector of EHRLICHIA CHAFFEENSIS and EHRLICHIA EWINGII which cause EHRLICHIOSIS. Other Amblyomma-associated diseases include TULAREMIA and RICKETTSIOSIS.
Entry Term(s)
Amblyomma americanum
Amblyomma maculatum
Amblyomma triguttatum
Amblyomma variegatum
Aponomma
Gulf Coast Tick
Lone Star Tick
Lone-Star Tick
Ornate Kangaroo Tick
Tropical Bont Tick
Registry Number
txid6942
Related Numbers
txid34609
txid34610
txid65637
txid6943
Previous Indexing
Ixodidae (1964-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2021/02/09
Amblyomma Preferred
Aponomma Related
Amblyomma triguttatum Narrower
Amblyomma americanum Related
Amblyomma maculatum Narrower
Amblyomma variegatum Narrower
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