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Descriptor English: Aedes
Descriptor Spanish: Aedes
Descriptor Portuguese: Aedes
Descriptor French: Aedes
Entry term(s): Aede
Aedes aegypti
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.875.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000330
Scope note: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.
Annotation: mosquito; /microbiol /parasitol /virol permitted; do not use /drug eff for insecticides: TN 111
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
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 333
Unique ID: D000330
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Aedes - Preferred
Concept UI M0000508
Scope note A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.
Preferred term Aedes
Entry term(s) Aede
Aedes aegypti - Narrower
Concept UI F0000925
Preferred term Aedes aegypti



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