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Echinococcus granulosus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Echinococcus granulosus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.215.327.400
Unique ID
D048209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048209
Annotation
infection: coordinate (IM) with ECHINOCOCCOSIS (IM) or specifics (IM); Taenia echinococcus goes here
Scope Note
A species of hydatid tapeworm (class CESTODA) in the family Taeniidae, whose adult form infects the DIGESTIVE TRACT of DOGS, other canines, and CATS. The larval form infects SHEEP; PIGS; HORSES; and may infect humans, where it migrates to various organs and forms permanent HYDATID CYSTS.
Registry Number
txid6210
Previous Indexing
Echinococcus (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Echinococcus granulosus Preferred
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