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Diphyllobothrium MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Diphyllobothrium
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.215.228
Unique ID
D004170
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004170
Annotation
infection = DIPHYLLOBOTHRIASIS; coordinate with specific helminth terms (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of tapeworm containing several species which occurs in the intestine of fish, birds, and mammals including man. Infection in humans is usually by eating uncooked fish. The larval stage is known as SPARGANUM.
Registry Number
txid28844
NLM Classification #
QX 400
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Diphyllobothrium Preferred
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