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Giardia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Giardia
Tree Number(s)
B01.237.385
Unique ID
D005872
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005872
Annotation
infection = GIARDIASIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of flagellate intestinal EUKARYOTES parasitic in various vertebrates, including humans. Characteristics include the presence of four pairs of flagella arising from a complicated system of axonemes and cysts that are ellipsoidal to ovoidal in shape.
Entry Term(s)
Lamblia
Registry Number
txid5740
NLM Classification #
QW 235
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Giardia Preferred
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