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Toxascaris MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Toxascaris
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.500.100.700
Unique ID
D014114
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014114
Annotation
a genus of nematodes; do not confuse with TOXOCARA, also a nematode genus; infection = TOXASCARIASIS; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
An ascarid nematode found primarily in the small intestine of the larger Felidae as well as dogs and cats. It differs from TOXOCARA in that the larvae do not migrate through the lungs. It does occasionally produce visceral larva migrans (LARVA MIGRANS, VISCERAL) in man, although more rarely than does Toxocara.
Registry Number
txid59263
Previous Indexing
Nematoda (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Toxascaris Preferred
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