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Xenodiagnosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Xenodiagnosis
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.875.985
E01.370.985
E05.200.875.985
Unique ID
D020525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020525
Annotation
permitted with parasitic diseases as well as microbial infections
Scope Note
A method for diagnosing a disease in one organism by inoculating the putative causative organism in a second animal of a different species. It has been used for the detection of parasites (Trypanosoma cruzi and Trichinella spiralis) when peripheral blood smears are negative. (Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)
Entry Version
XENODIAG
Previous Indexing
specific disease/diagnosis (1967-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Xenodiagnosis Preferred
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