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Descriptor in English: Amebiasis
Descriptor in Spanish: Amebiasis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Amebíase
Descriptor in French: Amibiase
Entry term(s): Abscess, Amebic
Abscesses, Amebic
Acanthamoeba Infection
Acanthamoeba Infections
Amebiases
Amebic Abscess
Amebic Abscesses
Ameboma
Amebomas
Amoebiases
Amoebiasis
Balamuthia Infection
Balamuthia Infections
Infection, Acanthamoeba
Infection, Balamuthia
Iodamoebiases
Iodamoebiasis
Tree number(s): C01.610.752.049
SP4.012.118.104.025
Scope note: Infection with any of various amebae. It is an asymptomatic carrier state in most individuals, but diseases ranging from chronic, mild diarrhea to fulminant dysentery may occur.
Annotation: caused by "any of various amebae"; /drug ther: consider also AMEBICIDES; note X ref ABSCESS, AMEBIC: LIVER ABSCESS, AMEBIC is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Amebicides MeSH
DeCS UI: 564
Descriptor UI: D000562
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Amebiasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0000878
Scope note Infection with any of various amebae. It is an asymptomatic carrier state in most individuals, but diseases ranging from chronic, mild diarrhea to fulminant dysentery may occur.
Preferred term Amebiasis
Entry term(s) Amebiases
Amoebiases
Amoebiasis
Balamuthia Infection - Narrower
Concept UI M000622659
Preferred term Balamuthia Infection
Entry term(s) Balamuthia Infections
Infection, Balamuthia
Abscess, Amebic - Narrower
Concept UI M0000881
Preferred term Abscess, Amebic
Entry term(s) Abscesses, Amebic
Amebic Abscess
Amebic Abscesses
Ameboma - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000879
Preferred term Ameboma
Entry term(s) Amebomas
Iodamoebiasis - Narrower
Concept UI M0000880
Preferred term Iodamoebiasis
Entry term(s) Iodamoebiases
Acanthamoeba Infection - Narrower
Concept UI M000622583
Preferred term Acanthamoeba Infection
Entry term(s) Acanthamoeba Infections
Infection, Acanthamoeba



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