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Descriptor in English: Microsporidia
Descriptor in Spanish: Microsporidios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Microsporídios
Descriptor in French: Microsporidia
Entry term(s): Microspora
Microsporas
Microsporidias
Tree number(s): B01.300.360
Scope note: A phylum of fungi comprising minute intracellular PARASITES with FUNGAL SPORES of unicellular origin. It has two classes: Rudimicrosporea and MICROSPOREA.
Annotation: do not confuse with the class MICROSPOREA, the order MICROSPORIDA, or with MICROSPORUM, a dermatophyte; MICROSPORIDIA, UNCLASSIFIED is also available, see annotation there; infection = MICROSPORIDIOSIS; coordinate with specific fungal term (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: 2006 (1992); use MICROSPORIDA 1991-2000
DeCS UI: 29968
Descriptor UI: D016814
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/02
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Microsporidia - Preferred
Concept UI M0025607
Scope note A phylum of fungi comprising minute intracellular PARASITES with FUNGAL SPORES of unicellular origin. It has two classes: Rudimicrosporea and MICROSPOREA.
Preferred term Microsporidia
Entry term(s) Microspora
Microsporas
Microsporidias



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