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Trypanosoma vivax MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Trypanosoma vivax
Tree Number(s)
B01.268.475.868.887.850
Unique ID
D016689
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016689
Annotation
causes nagana in African cattle & other animals: see note at TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, PROTOZOAN
Scope Note
An active blood parasite that is present in practically all domestic animals in Africa, the West Indies, and parts of Central and South America. In Africa, the insect vector is the tsetse fly. In other countries, infection is by mechanical means indicating that the parasites have been introduced to these countries and have been able to maintain themselves in spite of the lack of a suitable intermediate host. It is a cause of nagana, the severity of which depends on the species affected.
Registry Number
txid5699
Previous Indexing
Trypanosoma (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Trypanosoma vivax Preferred
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