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Ancylostomatoidea MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ancylostomatoidea
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.968.100
Unique ID
D000723
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000723
Annotation
a superfamily of nematodes (hookworms): HOOKWORM, NEW WORLD see NECATOR & HOOKWORM, OLD WORLD see ANCYLOSTOMA are available; infection = HOOKWORM INFECTIONS but see note under ANCYLOSTOMA; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A superfamily of nematode parasitic hookworms consisting of four genera: ANCYLOSTOMA; NECATOR; Bunostomum; and Uncinaria. ANCYLOSTOMA and NECATOR occur in humans and other mammals. Bunostomum is common in ruminants and Uncinaria in wolves, foxes, and dogs.
Entry Term(s)
Bunostomum
Hookworms
Uncinaria stenocephala
Registry Number
txid2572558
Related Numbers
txid125367
txid66064
NLM Classification #
QX 243
Public MeSH Note
86; was HOOKWORMS 1963-85
Online Note
use ANCYLOSTOMATOIDEA to search HOOKWORMS 1966-85
History Note
86; was HOOKWORMS 1963-85
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Ancylostomatoidea Preferred
Uncinaria stenocephala Narrower
Bunostomum Narrower
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