Descriptor English: Anopheles
Descriptor Spanish: Anopheles
Descriptor Portuguese: Anopheles
Descriptor French: Anopheles
Entry term(s): Anopheles gambiae
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.875.120
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) that are known vectors of MALARIA.
Annotation: mosquito; /microbiol /parasitol /virol permitted; do not use /drug eff for insecticides: TN 111
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
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1966; for ANOPHELES GAMBIAE see ANOPHELES GAMBIAE 2005-2017
History Note: 1966
DeCS ID: 866
Unique ID: D000852
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Anopheles - Preferred
Concept UI M0001269
Scope note A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) that are known vectors of MALARIA.
Preferred term Anopheles
Anopheles gambiae - Narrower
Concept UI M0460790
Scope note A species of mosquito in the genus Anopheles and the principle vector of MALARIA in Africa.
Preferred term Anopheles gambiae

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