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Fasciolidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fasciolidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.736.715.408
Unique ID
D005212
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005212
Annotation
a family of trematodes; infection: coord IM with TREMATODE INFECTIONS (IM) but note specific FASCIOL- disease terms; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A family of flukes of the class Trematoda occurring primarily in the liver of animals and man. There are six genera: Fasciola, Fasciolopsis, Fascioloides, Tenuifasciola, Parafasciolopsis, and Protofasciola. The adult form of Fasciolopsis occurs in the intestines of pigs and man.
Entry Term(s)
Fascioloides
Fasciolopsis
Registry Number
txid27843
Related Numbers
txid27844
txid394414
Previous Indexing
Trematoda (1966-1981)
Public MeSH Note
82; FASCIOLOPSIS was heading 1963-81
Online Note
use FASCIOLIDAE to search FASCIOLOPSIS 1966-80
History Note
82; FASCIOLOPSIS was heading 1963-81
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/05/15
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Fasciolidae Preferred
Fasciolopsis Narrower
Fascioloides Narrower
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