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Descriptor English: Parasitic Diseases
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedades Parasitarias
Descriptor Portuguese: Doenças Parasitárias
Descriptor French: Maladies parasitaires
Entry term(s): Disease, Parasitic
Diseases, Parasitic
Infection, Parasite
Infection, Parasitic
Infections, Parasite
Infections, Parasitic
Parasite Infection
Parasite Infections
Parasitic Disease
Parasitic Infection
Parasitic Infections
Tree number(s): C01.610
SP4.012.138
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010272
Scope note: Infections or infestations with PARASITES. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; parasitic diseases of the heart = PARASITIC DISEASES or specific parasitic disease + CARDIOMYOPATHIES, not HEART DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VI virology
Entry Combination: veterinary:Parasitic Diseases, Animal
Public MeSH Note: PARASITICIDES was heading 1963-66
Online Note: search PARASITICIDES under ANTIPROTOZOAL AGENTS 1966
History Note: PARASITICIDES was heading 1963-66
Entry Version: PARASITIC DIS
DeCS ID: 10461
Unique ID: D010272
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Parasitic Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0015919
Scope note Infections or infestations with PARASITES. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure.
Preferred term Parasitic Diseases
Entry term(s) Disease, Parasitic
Diseases, Parasitic
Infection, Parasite
Infection, Parasitic
Infections, Parasite
Infections, Parasitic
Parasite Infection
Parasite Infections
Parasitic Disease
Parasitic Infection
Parasitic Infections



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