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Coccidia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Coccidia
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.075.189
Unique ID
D003044
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003044
Annotation
infection = COCCIDIOSIS; "coccidial" refers to COCCIDIA: do not confuse with "coccidioidal" (refers to COCCIDIOIDES, a fungus); coordinate with specific protozoal terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A subclass of protozoans commonly parasitic in the epithelial cells of the intestinal tract but also found in the liver and other organs. Its organisms are found in both vertebrates and higher invertebrates and comprise two orders: EIMERIIDA and EUCOCCIDIIDA.
Registry Number
txid5796
NLM Classification #
QW 210
Previous Indexing
Sporozoa (1966-1974)
See Also
Coccidiostats
Public MeSH Note
79; was see under SPOROZOA 1963-78
Online Note
search SPOROZOA 1966-74
History Note
79(75); was see under SPOROZOA 1963-78
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Coccidia Preferred
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