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Fasciola MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fasciola
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.715.408.380
Unique ID
D005209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005209
Annotation
infection = FASCIOLIASIS; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A genus of trematode liver flukes of the family Fasciolidae. Two species of this genus are F. hepatica and F. gigantica. The parasites are found in the liver and gallbladder and associated ducts in mammals and occasionally man. F. gigantica occurs rarely in man.
Registry Number
txid6191
NLM Classification #
QX 365
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Fasciola Preferred
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