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Qualifier English: parasitology
Qualifier Spanish: parasitología
Qualifier Portuguese: parasitologia
Qualifier French: parasitologie
Entry term(s): helminthology
parasites
protozoa
protozoology
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000469
Scope note: Used with animals, higher plants, organs, and diseases for parasitic factors. In diseases, it is not used if the parasitic involvement is implicit in the diagnosis.
Annotation: subhead only; for protozoa & higher parasites; see also /microbiology & /virology; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.50; DF: /parasitol or /PS
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PS or PS (SH) or SUBS APPLY PS
History Note: 75; used with Category A, B1-2, B6, C & F3 1975-86; A, B1-2, B6, C, F3 & INFANT, NEWBORN+ 1987-89; A, B1-2, B6, C & F3 1990 forward
Entry Version: PARASITOL
Abbreviation: PS
DeCS ID: 22051
Unique ID: Q000469
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/10/23
Revision Date: 2015/07/01
parasitology - Preferred
Concept UI M0030677
Scope note Used with animals, higher plants, organs, and diseases for parasitic factors. In diseases, it is not used if the parasitic involvement is implicit in the diagnosis.
Preferred term parasitology
protozoology - Narrower
Concept UI M0030680
Preferred term protozoology
protozoa - Narrower
Concept UI M0030682
Preferred term protozoa
helminthology - Narrower
Concept UI M0030679
Preferred term helminthology
parasites - Narrower
Concept UI M0030681
Preferred term parasites



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