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Acanthamoeba MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Acanthamoeba
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.500.100.075.080
Unique ID
D000048
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000048
Annotation
infection: coordinate with AMEBIASIS; for encephalitis caused by this organism, coordinate also with CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PROTOZOAL INFECTIONS + INFECTIOUS ENCEPHALITIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of free-living soil amoebae that produces no flagellate stage. Its organisms are pathogens for several infections in humans and have been found in the eye, bone, brain, and respiratory tract.
Registry Number
txid5754
Previous Indexing
Amoeba (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/04/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Acanthamoeba Preferred
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