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Descriptor English: Crithidia
Descriptor Spanish: Crithidia
Descriptor Portuguese: Crithidia
Descriptor French: Crithidia
Entry term(s): Crithidias
Tree number(s): B01.268.475.868.110
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003421
Scope note: A genus of parasitic protozoans found in the digestive tract of invertebrates, especially insects. Organisms of this genus have an amastigote and choanomastigote stage in their life cycle.
Annotation: infection: coordinate IM with EUGLENOZOA INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, 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
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Mastigophora (1966-1978)
Trypanosoma (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 3438
Unique ID: D003421
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/12/05
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Crithidia - Preferred
Concept UI M0005332
Scope note A genus of parasitic protozoans found in the digestive tract of invertebrates, especially insects. Organisms of this genus have an amastigote and choanomastigote stage in their life cycle.
Preferred term Crithidia
Entry term(s) Crithidias



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