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Descriptor English: Schistosoma
Descriptor Spanish: Schistosoma
Descriptor Portuguese: Schistosoma
Descriptor French: Schistosoma
Entry term(s): Bilharzia
Bilharzias
Schistosomas
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.736.715.770.680
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012547
Scope note: A genus of trematode flukes belonging to the family Schistosomatidae. There are over a dozen species. These parasites are found in man and other mammals. Snails are the intermediate hosts.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; /drug eff: consider also SCHISTOSOMICIDES; infection = SCHISTOSOMIASIS; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
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
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Schistosomicides MeSH
DeCS ID: 12930
Unique ID: D012547
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Schistosoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0019476
Scope note A genus of trematode flukes belonging to the family Schistosomatidae. There are over a dozen species. These parasites are found in man and other mammals. Snails are the intermediate hosts.
Preferred term Schistosoma
Entry term(s) Bilharzia
Bilharzias
Schistosomas



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