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Descriptor English: Balantidiasis
Descriptor Spanish: Balantidiasis
Descriptor balantidiasis
Entry term(s) infección por B. coli
infección por Balantidium coli
Scope note: Infección por parásitos del género BALANTIDIUM. La presencia de Balantidium en el INTESTINO GRUESO provoca DIARREA, DISENTERÍA y ocasionalmente ÚLCERAS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Balantidíase
Descriptor French: Balantidiase
Entry term(s): B. coli Infection
B. coli Infections
Balantidiases
Balantidium Infection
Balantidium Infections
Balantidium coli Infection
Balantidium coli Infections
Infection, B. coli
Tree number(s): C01.610.432.146
C01.610.752.200.146
C06.405.469.452.146
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001447
Scope note: Infection by parasites of the genus BALANTIDIUM. The presence of Balantidium in the LARGE INTESTINE leads to DIARRHEA; DYSENTERY; and occasionally ULCER.
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
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1470
Unique ID: D001447
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: 2017/07/07
Balantidiasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0002153
Scope note Infection by parasites of the genus BALANTIDIUM. The presence of Balantidium in the LARGE INTESTINE leads to DIARRHEA; DYSENTERY; and occasionally ULCER.
Preferred term Balantidiasis
Entry term(s) B. coli Infection
B. coli Infections
Balantidiases
Balantidium Infection
Balantidium Infections
Balantidium coli Infection
Balantidium coli Infections
Infection, B. coli



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