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Filariasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Filariasis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.508.700.750.361
Unique ID
D005368
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005368
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.
Entry Term(s)
Elaeophoriasis
Filarioidea Infections
Infections, Filarioidea
NLM Classification #
WC 880
Public MeSH Note
ELAEOPHORIASIS was heading 1975-92 (see under FILARIASIS 1975-90)
Online Note
use FILARIASIS to search ELAEOPHORIASIS 1975-92
History Note
ELAEOPHORIASIS was heading 1975-92 (see under FILARIASIS 1975-90)
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/06/29
Filariasis Preferred
Elaeophoriasis Narrower
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