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Necator americanus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Necator americanus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.968.100.550.100
Unique ID
D017221
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017221
Annotation
a species of intestinal hookworm; coord IM with NECATORIASIS (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A common parasite of humans in the moist tropics and subtropics. These organisms attach to villi in the small intestine and suck blood causing diarrhea, anorexia, and anemia.
Entry Term(s)
Hookworm, New World
Registry Number
txid51031
Previous Indexing
Necator (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93; was see NECATOR 1979-92; HOOKWORM, NEW WORLD was see NECATOR 1979-93
Online Note
use NECATOR to search NECATOR AMERICANUS 1979-92 & HOOKWORM, NEW WORLD 1979-93
History Note
93; was see NECATOR 1979-92; HOOKWORM, NEW WORLD was see NECATOR 1979-93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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