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Onchocerca MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Onchocerca
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.510
Unique ID
D009854
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009854
Annotation
infection = ONCHOCERCIASIS; coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc) if pertinent; /‌drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
Scope Note
A genus of parasitic nematodes whose organisms live and breed in skin and subcutaneous tissues. Onchocercal microfilariae may also be found in the urine, blood, or sputum.
Registry Number
txid6281
NLM Classification #
QX 301
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Onchocerca Preferred
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