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Descriptor in English: Parasitemia
Descriptor in Spanish: Parasitemia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Parasitemia
Descriptor in French: Parasitémie
Entry term(s): Parasitemias
Tree number(s): C01.610.695
C23.550.470.790.500.580
Scope note: The presence of parasites (especially malarial parasites) in the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: coord with specific parasitic disease or specific parasite if specific parasite dis is not in MeSH (do not use /blood to indicate -emia)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 95
DeCS UI: 32098
Descriptor UI: D018512
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/05/12
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Parasitemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0027759
Scope note The presence of parasites (especially malarial parasites) in the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Parasitemia
Entry term(s) Parasitemias



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