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Naegleria MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Naegleria
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.500.700.710
Unique ID
D009253
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009253
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PROTOZOAL INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A free-living soil amoeba pathogenic to humans and animals. It occurs also in water and sewage. The most commonly found species in man is NAEGLERIA FOWLERI which is the pathogen for primary amebic meningoencephalitis in primates.
Registry Number
txid5761
Previous Indexing
Amoeba (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/04/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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