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Descriptor English: Therapy with Helminths
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia con Helmintos
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia com Helmintos
Descriptor French: Thérapie helminthique
Entry term(s): Helminthic Therapies
Helminthic Therapy
Therapies, Helminthic
Therapy with Helminth
Therapy, Helminthic
Tree number(s): E02.960
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061147
Scope note: The treatment of immune system diseases by deliberate infestation with helminths. This therapy is partly based on the HYGIENE HYPOTHESIS which states that the absence of parasites increases immune dysregulation because of the lack of stimulation of REGULATORY T-CELLS.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
Related: Hygiene Hypothesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 54701
Unique ID: D061147
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Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Therapy with Helminths - Preferred
Concept UI M0556499
Scope note The treatment of immune system diseases by deliberate infestation with helminths. This therapy is partly based on the HYGIENE HYPOTHESIS which states that the absence of parasites increases immune dysregulation because of the lack of stimulation of REGULATORY T-CELLS.
Preferred term Therapy with Helminths
Entry term(s) Helminthic Therapies
Helminthic Therapy
Therapies, Helminthic
Therapy with Helminth
Therapy, Helminthic



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