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Dysentery, Amebic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dysentery, Amebic
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.432.396
C01.610.752.049.328
C06.405.205.331.312
C06.405.469.300.312
C06.405.469.452.396
Unique ID
D004404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004404
Scope Note
DYSENTERY caused by intestinal amebic infection, chiefly with ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA. This condition may be associated with amebic infection of the LIVER and other distant sites.
Entry Term(s)
Amebiasis, Intestinal
Amebic Dysentery
Amoebiasis, Intestinal
Amoebic Colitis
Amoebic Dysentery
Colitis, Amebic
Entamoebiasis, Intestinal
Intestinal Amebiasis
Intestinal Amoebiasis
Intestinal Entamoeba histolytica Infection
NLM Classification #
WC 285
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Dysentery, Amebic Preferred
Entamoebiasis, Intestinal Narrower
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