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Descriptor in English: Dirofilaria
Descriptor in Spanish: Dirofilaria
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dirofilaria
Descriptor in French: Dirofilaria
Entry term(s): Dirofilarias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.230
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
Online Note: search FILARIOIDEA 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under FILARIOIDEA 1975-90
DeCS UI: 4242
Descriptor UI: D004182
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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