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Descriptor English: Brugia
Descriptor Spanish: Brugia
Descriptor Portuguese: Brugia
Descriptor French: Brugia
Entry term(s): Brugias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.088
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002009
Scope note: A filarial worm of Southeast Asia, producing filariasis and elephantiasis in various mammals including man. It was formerly included in the genus WUCHERERIA.
Annotation: infection: check text for probable lymphatic involvement & coord IM with ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL (IM); coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc) if pertinent; /drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
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
Public MeSH Note: 86; was see under FILARIOIDEA 1969-85
Online Note: search FILARIOIDEA 1969-74
History Note: 86(75); was see under FILARIOIDEA 1969-85
DeCS ID: 2037
Unique ID: D002009
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Brugia - Preferred
Concept UI M0002991
Scope note A filarial worm of Southeast Asia, producing filariasis and elephantiasis in various mammals including man. It was formerly included in the genus WUCHERERIA.
Preferred term Brugia
Entry term(s) Brugias



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