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Piroplasmia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Piroplasmia
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.075.600
Unique ID
D016791
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016791
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent; do not confuse with order PIROPLASMIDA
Scope Note
A subclass of heteroxenous parasitic protozoa usually transmitted by ticks. Its organisms are rod-shaped or amoeboid with conoid, oocysts, spores, and pseudocysts absent. Locomotion is by body flexion, gliding, or, in sexual stages, by large axopodium-like organelles.
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Piroplasmia Preferred
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