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Descriptor English: Phlebotomus
Descriptor Spanish: Phlebotomus
Descriptor Portuguese: Phlebotomus
Descriptor French: Phlebotomus
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.781.602
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010691
Scope note: A genus of PSYCHODIDAE which functions as the vector of a number of pathogenic organisms, including LEISHMANIA DONOVANI; LEISHMANIA TROPICA; Bartonella bacilliformis, and the Pappataci fever virus (SANDFLY FEVER NAPLES VIRUS).
Annotation: blood-sucking fly, the vector of PAPPATACI FEVER see PHLEBOTOMUS FEVER & other dis; /microbiol /parasitol /virol permitted; do not use /drug eff for insecticides: TN 111
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 10885
Unique ID: D010691
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Phlebotomus - Preferred
Concept UI M0016610
Scope note A genus of PSYCHODIDAE which functions as the vector of a number of pathogenic organisms, including LEISHMANIA DONOVANI; LEISHMANIA TROPICA; Bartonella bacilliformis, and the Pappataci fever virus (SANDFLY FEVER NAPLES VIRUS).
Preferred term Phlebotomus



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