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Trichinellosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Trichinellosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.508.100.275.882
Unique ID
D014235
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014235
Annotation
nematode infect caused by Trichina or Trichinella: do not confuse with TRICHURIASIS, caused by Trichuris
Scope Note
An infection with TRICHINELLA. It is caused by eating raw or undercooked meat that is infected with larvae of nematode worms TRICHINELLA genus. All members of the TRICHINELLA genus can infect human in addition to TRICHINELLA SPIRALIS, the traditional etiological agent. It is distributed throughout much of the world and is re-emerging in some parts as a public health hazard and a food safety problem.
Entry Term(s)
Human Trichinellosis
Trichinelliasis
Trichinosis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Trichinellosis Preferred
Human Trichinellosis Narrower
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