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Opisthorchis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Opisthorchis
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.715.520.700
Unique ID
D009891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009891
Annotation
infection = OPISTHORCHIASIS but note OPISTHORCHIS SINENSIS see CLONORCHIS SINENSIS: O. sinensis infection = CLONORCHIASIS; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A genus of trematode liver flukes of the family Opisthorchidae. It consists of the following species: O. felineus, O. noverca (Amphimerus noverca), and O. viverrini. The intermediate hosts are snails, fish, and AMPHIBIANS.
Entry Term(s)
Opisthorchis felineus
Opisthorchis viverrini
Registry Number
txid6197
Related Numbers
txid147828
txid6198
NLM Classification #
QX 353
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Opisthorchis Preferred
Opisthorchis felineus Narrower
Opisthorchis viverrini Narrower
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