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Descriptor English: Naegleria
Descriptor Spanish: Naegleria
Descriptor Portuguese: Naegleria
Descriptor French: Naegleria
Entry term(s): Naeglerias
Tree number(s): B01.046.500.700.710
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009253
Scope note: A free-living soil amoeba pathogenic to humans and animals. It occurs also in water and sewage. The most commonly found species in man is NAEGLERIA FOWLERI which is the pathogen for primary amebic meningoencephalitis in primates.
Annotation: infection: coordinate IM with CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PROTOZOAL INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
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
Previous Indexing: Amoeba (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
DeCS ID: 22950
Unique ID: D009253
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/04/30
Revision Date: 2009/07/13
Naegleria - Preferred
Concept UI M0014417
Scope note A free-living soil amoeba pathogenic to humans and animals. It occurs also in water and sewage. The most commonly found species in man is NAEGLERIA FOWLERI which is the pathogen for primary amebic meningoencephalitis in primates.
Preferred term Naegleria
Entry term(s) Naeglerias



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