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Fasciola hepatica MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fasciola hepatica
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.715.408.380.420
Unique ID
D005210
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005210
Annotation
infection = FASCIOLIASIS & do not bother to coord with FASCIOLA HEPATICA unless particularly discussed (index IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A species of helminth commonly called the sheep liver fluke. It occurs in the biliary passages, liver, and gallbladder during various stages of development. Snails and aquatic vegetation are the intermediate hosts. Occasionally seen in man, it is most common in sheep and cattle.
Entry Term(s)
Liver Fluke
Registry Number
txid6192
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Fasciola hepatica Preferred
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