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Descriptor in English: Acaricides
Descriptor in Spanish: Acaricidas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Acaricidas
Descriptor in French: Acaricides
Entry term(s): Agent, Mite Control
Control Agent, Mite
Mite Control Agent
Miticide
Tree number(s): D27.720.031.700.071
D27.888.723.071
Scope note: A pesticide or chemical agent that kills mites and ticks. This is a large class that includes carbamates, formamides, organochlorines, organophosphates, etc, that act as antibiotics or growth regulators.
Annotation: For use to kill or control mites and ticks, use no qualifiers on the acaricide or the mite or tick; appropriate qualifiers may be used when other aspects of the acaricide are discussed, such as the effect on a physiologic process or behavioral aspect of the mite or tick.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 2010
See also the descriptors: Mites MeSH
DeCS UI: 53671
Descriptor UI: D056810
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Acaricides - Preferred
Concept UI M0529265
Scope note A pesticide or chemical agent that kills mites and ticks. This is a large class that includes carbamates, formamides, organochlorines, organophosphates, etc, that act as antibiotics or growth regulators.
Preferred term Acaricides
Entry term(s) Agent, Mite Control
Control Agent, Mite
Mite Control Agent
Miticide



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