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Tunga MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tunga
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.968.800
Unique ID
D058253
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058253
Annotation
infestation = TUNGIASIS; for killing Tunga with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
Scope Note
A genus of parasitic fleas in the family Pulicidae. They are found mainly in Africa, South America, and Central America.
Entry Term(s)
Chigoe Flea
Jigger Flea
Sand Flea
Tunga penetrans
Registry Number
txid140713
Related Numbers
txid214035
Previous Indexing
Siphonaptera (1963-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Tunga Preferred
Tunga penetrans Narrower
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