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Acanthamoeba castellanii MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Acanthamoeba castellanii
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.500.100.075.080.150
Unique ID
D048248
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048248
Annotation
infection: coordinate with AMEBIASIS; for encephalitis caused by this organism, coordinate also with CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PROTOZOAL INFECTIONS + INFECTIOUS ENCEPHALITIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A species of free-living soil amoebae in the family Acanthamoebidae. It can cause ENCEPHALITIS and KERATITIS in humans.
Registry Number
txid5755
Previous Indexing
Acanthamoeba (1987-2004)
Amoeba (1974-1987)
Sarcodina (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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