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Descriptor English: Loa
Descriptor Spanish: Loa
Descriptor Portuguese: Loa
Descriptor French: Loa
Entry term(s): Loa loa
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.410
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008117
Scope note: A genus of parasitic nematodes found throughout the rain-forest areas of the Sudan and the basin of the Congo. L. loa inhabits the subcutaneous tissues, which it traverses freely.
Annotation: infection = LOIASIS; coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc.) if pertinent; /drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomie et histologie
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
GE génétique
IM immunologie
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PH physiologie
PS parasitologie
PY pathogénicité
RE effets des radiations
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
DeCS ID: 8293
Unique ID: D008117
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Loa - Preferred
Concept UI M0012659
Preferred term Loa
Loa loa - Narrower
Concept UI M0012660
Preferred term Loa loa



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