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Onchocerca volvulus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Onchocerca volvulus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.510.850
Unique ID
D017181
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017181
Annotation
infection: coord IM with ONCHOCERCIASIS (IM); coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc) if pertinent; /‌drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
Scope Note
A species of parasitic nematodes widely distributed throughout central Africa and also found in northern South America, southern Mexico, and Guatemala. Its intermediate host and vector is the blackfly or buffalo gnat.
Registry Number
txid6282
Previous Indexing
Onchocerca (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Onchocerca volvulus Preferred
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