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Descriptor English: Dirofilaria
Descriptor Spanish: Dirofilaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Dirofilaria
Descriptor French: Dirofilaria
Entry term(s): Dirofilarias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.230
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004182
Scope note: A genus of filarial nematodes. Various immature species have been found to infect the eyes or subcutaneous tissue in humans.
Annotation: infection = DIROFILARIASIS; coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc) if pertinent; /drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
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
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under FILARIOIDEA 1975-90
Online Note: search FILARIOIDEA 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under FILARIOIDEA 1975-90
DeCS ID: 4242
Unique ID: D004182
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Dirofilaria - Preferred
Concept UI M0006552
Scope note A genus of filarial nematodes. Various immature species have been found to infect the eyes or subcutaneous tissue in humans.
Preferred term Dirofilaria
Entry term(s) Dirofilarias



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