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Pediculus MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Pediculus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.690.060.716
Unique ID
D010374
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010374
Annotation
infestation: coordinate IM with PEDICULOSIS see LICE INFESTATIONS (IM); for killing Pediculus with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
Scope Note
Lice of the genus Pediculus, family Pediculidae. Pediculus humanus corporus is the human body louse and Pediculus humanus capitis is the human head louse.
Entry Term(s)
Body Lice
Body Louse
Head Lice
Head Louse
Nits
Pediculi
Registry Number
txid121222
Previous Indexing
Lice (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
75; was see under LICE 1963-74
Online Note
search LICE 1966-74
History Note
75; was see under LICE 1963-74
Date Established
1975/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Pediculus Preferred
Head Louse Narrower
Body Louse Narrower
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