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Descriptor English: Trichinella spiralis
Descriptor Spanish: Trichinella spiralis
Descriptor Portuguese: Trichinella spiralis
Descriptor French: Trichinella spiralis
Entry term(s): Trichina spirali
Trichina spiralis
Trichinella spirali
spiralis, Trichina
spiralis, Trichinella
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.100.275.780.608.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017160
Scope note: A parasite of carnivorous mammals that causes TRICHINELLOSIS. It is especially common in rats and in swine fed uncooked garbage. Human infection is initiated by the consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked pork or other meat containing the encysted larvae.
Annotation: a species of nematode common in rats & swine; infection: coord IM with TRICHINELLOSIS (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
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
Previous Indexing: Trichinella (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 93
History Note: 93
DeCS ID: 30471
Unique ID: D017160
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Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/22
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
Trichinella spiralis - Preferred
Concept UI M0026061
Scope note A parasite of carnivorous mammals that causes TRICHINELLOSIS. It is especially common in rats and in swine fed uncooked garbage. Human infection is initiated by the consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked pork or other meat containing the encysted larvae.
Preferred term Trichinella spiralis
Entry term(s) Trichina spirali
Trichina spiralis
Trichinella spirali
spiralis, Trichina
spiralis, Trichinella



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