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Descriptor English: Culex
Descriptor Spanish: Culex
Descriptor Portuguese: Culex
Descriptor French: Culex
Entry term(s): Culices
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.875.225
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003465
Scope note: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) commonly found in tropical regions. Species of this genus are vectors for ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS as well as many other diseases of man and domestic and wild animals.
Annotation: mosquito: do not confuse with CULICOIDES, gnat; do not use /drug eff for insecticides: TN 111; /microbiol /parasitol /virol permitted
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: 3486
Unique ID: D003465
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Culex - Preferred
Concept UI M0005409
Scope note A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) commonly found in tropical regions. Species of this genus are vectors for ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS as well as many other diseases of man and domestic and wild animals.
Preferred term Culex
Entry term(s) Culices



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