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Trypanosomatina MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Trypanosomatina
Tree Number(s)
B01.268.475.868
Unique ID
D014351
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014351
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with EUGLENOZOA INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A suborder of monoflagellate parasitic protozoa that lives in the blood and tissues of man and animals. Representative genera include: Blastocrithidia, Leptomonas, CRITHIDIA, Herpetomonas, LEISHMANIA, Phytomonas, and TRYPANOSOMA. Species of this suborder may exist in two or more morphologic stages formerly named after genera exemplifying these forms - amastigote (LEISHMANIA), choanomastigote (CRITHIDIA), promastigote (Leptomonas), opisthomastigote (Herpetomonas), epimastigote (Blastocrithidia), and trypomastigote (TRYPANOSOMA).
Entry Term(s)
Blastocrithidia
Herpetomonas
Leptomonas
Trypanosomatidae
Related Numbers
txid28004
txid5683
txid5714
Previous Indexing
Trypanosoma (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
92; was TRYPANOSOMATIDAE 1986-91
Online Note
use TRYPANOSOMATINA to search TRYPANOSOMATIDAE 1986-91
History Note
92; was TRYPANOSOMATIDAE 1986-91
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/03/11
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Trypanosomatina Preferred
Herpetomonas Narrower
Leptomonas Narrower
Blastocrithidia Narrower
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