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Spirometra MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Spirometra
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.215.800
Unique ID
D013146
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013146
Annotation
a genus of tapeworm of Diphyllobothriidae; found in fish; larval form is SPARGANUM; infection: coord IM with CESTODE INFECTIONS (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A genus of tapeworms of the family Diphyllobothriidae, which are parasites of fish-eating cats, dogs, and birds. Infection in man is caused by eating undercooked fish. The larval form is called SPARGANUM.
Registry Number
txid46580
Previous Indexing
Cestoda (1966-1978)
Sparganum (1975-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91,79-85; was see under CESTODA 1986-90; was heading 1979-85; was see SPARGANUM 1975-78
Online Note
use SPARGANUM to search SPIROMETRA 1975-78
History Note
91(86)79; was see under CESTODA 1986-90; was heading 1979-85; was see SPARGANUM 1975-78
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/01/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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