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Sarcocystis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sarcocystis
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.075.189.250.750.750
Unique ID
D012522
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012522
Annotation
infection = SARCOCYSTOSIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of protozoa found in reptiles, birds, and mammals, including humans. This heteroxenous parasite produces muscle cysts in intermediate hosts such as domestic herbivores (cattle, sheep, pigs) and rodents. Final hosts are predators such as dogs, cats, and man.
Entry Term(s)
Sarcosporidia
Registry Number
txid5812
Public MeSH Note
92; was SARCOSPORIDIA 1963-91; SARCOCYSTIS was see SARCOSPORIDIA 1979-91, was see under SARCOSPORIDIA 1963-78
Online Note
use SARCOCYSTIS to search SARCOSPORIDIA 1966-91
History Note
92; was SARCOSPORIDIA 1963-91; SARCOCYSTIS was see SARCOSPORIDIA 1979-91, was see under SARCOSPORIDIA 1963-78
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Sarcocystis Preferred
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