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Ectoparasitic Infestations MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ectoparasitic Infestations
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.858.211
Unique ID
D004478
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004478
Annotation
general only: prefer specifics; coordinate IM with ectoparasite (IM); refers to ectoparasite on or within the skin so do not coordinate with SKIN DISEASES, PARASITIC
Scope Note
Infestations by PARASITES which live on, or burrow into, the surface of their host's EPIDERMIS. Most ectoparasites are ARTHROPODS.
Previous Indexing
Parasitic Diseases (1966-1967)
specific parasite
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Ectoparasitic Infestations Preferred
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