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Amebiasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amebiasis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.752.049
Unique ID
D000562
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000562
Annotation
caused by "any of various amebae"; /‌drug ther: consider also AMEBICIDES; note X ref ABSCESS, AMEBIC: LIVER ABSCESS, AMEBIC is also available
Scope Note
Infection with any of various amebae. It is an asymptomatic carrier state in most individuals, but diseases ranging from chronic, mild diarrhea to fulminant dysentery may occur.
Entry Term(s)
Abscess, Amebic
Acanthamebiasis
Acanthamoeba Infection
Ameboma
Amoebiasis
Balamuthia Infection
Iodamoebiasis
NLM Classification #
WC 285
See Also
Amebicides
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Amebiasis Preferred
Balamuthia Infection Narrower
Abscess, Amebic Narrower
Ameboma Related
Iodamoebiasis Narrower
Acanthamoeba Infection Narrower
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