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Descriptor English: Loa
Descriptor Spanish: Loa
Descriptor Portuguese: Loa
Descriptor French: Loa
Entry term(s): Loa loa
Loas
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 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
Public MeSH Note: LOA LOA was see under LOA 1979-85
Online Note: use LOA to search LOA LOA 1979-85
History Note: LOA LOA was see under LOA 1979-85
DeCS ID: 8293
Unique ID: D008117
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Loa - Preferred
Concept UI M0012659
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.
Preferred term Loa
Entry term(s) Loas
Loa loa - Narrower
Concept UI M0012660
Preferred term Loa loa



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