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Descriptor English: Microfilariae
Descriptor Spanish: Microfilarias
Descriptor Portuguese: Microfilárias
Descriptor French: Microfilaria
Entry term(s): Microfilaria
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.470
B05.525
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008842
Scope note: The prelarval stage of Filarioidea found in the blood and tissues of mammals, birds and intermediate hosts (vector).
Annotation: coordinate with specific helminth terms (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc.) if pertinent
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: 91; was see under FILARIOIDEA 1975-90
Online Note: search FILARIOIDEA 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under FILARIOIDEA 1975-90
DeCS ID: 9030
Unique ID: D008842
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Microfilariae - Preferred
Concept UI M0013783
Scope note The prelarval stage of Filarioidea found in the blood and tissues of mammals, birds and intermediate hosts (vector).
Preferred term Microfilariae
Entry term(s) Microfilaria



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