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Angiostrongylus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Angiostrongylus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.968.588.080
Unique ID
D000801
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000801
Annotation
infection: coordinate with STRONGYLIDA INFECTIONS; coordinate with specific helminth terms (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of parasitic nematodes of the superfamily METASTRONGYLOIDEA. Two species, ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS and A. vasorum, infest the lungs of rats and dogs, respectively. A. cantonensis is transmissible to man where it causes frequently fatal infection of the central nervous system.
Registry Number
txid6312
Previous Indexing
Metastrongyloidea (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under METASTRONGYLOIDEA 1981-90
History Note
91(81); was see under METASTRONGYLOIDEA 1981-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/03/28
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Angiostrongylus Preferred
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