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Blastocystis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blastocystis
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.500.100.200.200
Unique ID
D016844
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016844
Annotation
do not confuse with BLASTOCYST (Category A); infection = BLASTOCYSTIS INFECTIONS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of protozoa of the suborder BLASTOCYSTINA. It was first classified as a yeast but further studies have shown it to be a protozoan.
Registry Number
txid12967
Previous Indexing
Phycomycetes (1971-1979)
Protozoa (1986-1991)
Zygomycotina (1980-1985)
Public MeSH Note
92; was see PROTOZOA 1989-91
Online Note
use PROTOZOA to search BLASTOCYSTIS 1989-91
History Note
92; was see PROTOZOA 1989-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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