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Babesiosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Babesiosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.701.688.122
C01.610.752.075
C01.610.752.625.122
C01.920.930.182
C22.674.710.122
Unique ID
D001404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001404
Scope Note
A group of tick-borne diseases of mammals including ZOONOSES in humans. They are caused by protozoa of the genus BABESIA, which parasitize erythrocytes, producing hemolysis. In the U.S., the organism's natural host is mice and transmission is by the deer tick IXODES SCAPULARIS.
Entry Term(s)
Babesia Infection
Babesia Parasite Infection
Babesiasis
Human Babesiosis
Piroplasmosis
Previous Indexing
Protozoan Infections (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
82; was BABESIASIS 1968-81
Online Note
use BABESIOSIS to search BABESIASIS 1968-81
History Note
82; was BABESIASIS 1968-81
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Babesiosis Preferred
Human Babesiosis Narrower
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