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Mesocestoides MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mesocestoides
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.215.520
Unique ID
D008645
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008645
Annotation
infection: coordinate with CESTODE INFECTIONS; coordinate with specific helminth terms (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of tapeworm, containing several species, found as adults in birds and mammals. The larvae or cysticercoid stage develop in invertebrates. Human infection has been reported and is probably acquired from eating inadequately cooked meat of animals infected with the second larval stage known as the tetrahythridium.
Registry Number
txid53467
Previous Indexing
Cestoda (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CESTODA 1987-90; was MESOCESTROIDES see under CESTODA 1986
Online Note
use MESOCESTOIDES to search MESOCESTROIDES 1986
History Note
91(87); was see under CESTODA 1987-90; was MESOCESTROIDES see under CESTODA 1986
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/03/15
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Mesocestoides Preferred
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