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Wuchereria bancrofti MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Wuchereria bancrofti
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.708.150
Unique ID
D014958
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014958
Annotation
infection: coord IM with probably ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL (IM) but if elephantiasis is not present, coord with FILARIASIS (IM) instead; coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc) if pertinent; /‌drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
Scope Note
A white threadlike worm which causes elephantiasis, lymphangitis, and chyluria by interfering with the lymphatic circulation. The microfilaria are found in the circulating blood and are carried by mosquitoes.
Entry Term(s)
Filaria bancrofti
Filaria sanguinis hominis
Registry Number
txid6293
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under WUCHERERIA 1979-90; was FILARIA BANCROFTI see under WUCHERERIA 1963-78; FILARIA SANGUINIS HOMINIS was see under WUCHERERIA 1963-78
Online Note
use WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI to search FILARIA BANCROFTI & FILARIA SANGUINIS HOMINIS 1975-78; use WUCHERERIA 1966-74
History Note
91(79); was see under WUCHERERIA 1979-90; was FILARIA BANCROFTI see under WUCHERERIA 1963-78; FILARIA SANGUINIS HOMINIS was see under WUCHERERIA 1963-78
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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