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Descriptor in English: Nosema
Descriptor in Spanish: Nosema
Descriptor in Portuguese: Nosema
Descriptor in French: Nosema
Entry term(s): Nosemas
Tree number(s): B01.300.360.500.500.100.400
Scope note: A genus of parasitic FUNGI in the family Nosematidae. Some species are pathogenic for invertebrates of economic importance while others are being researched for possible roles in controlling pest INSECTS. They are also pathogenic in humans.
Annotation: note NOSEMA CUNICULI see ENCEPHALITOZOON CUNICULI and NOSEMA CORNEUM see VITTAFORMA; infection: coordinate IM with MICROSPORIDIOSIS (IM); coordinate with specific fungal terms (ANTIGENS, FUNGAL, 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
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 1992
DeCS UI: 29928
Descriptor UI: D016818
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/02
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Nosema - Preferred
Concept UI M0025611
Scope note A genus of parasitic FUNGI in the family Nosematidae. Some species are pathogenic for invertebrates of economic importance while others are being researched for possible roles in controlling pest INSECTS. They are also pathogenic in humans.
Preferred term Nosema
Entry term(s) Nosemas



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