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Giardia lamblia MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Giardia lamblia
Tree Number(s)
B01.237.385.400
Unique ID
D016829
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016829
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with GIARDIASIS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent; a virus infecting Giardia lamblia is named GIARDIAVIRUS
Scope Note
A species of parasitic EUKARYOTES that attaches itself to the intestinal mucosa and feeds on mucous secretions. The organism is roughly pear-shaped and motility is somewhat erratic, with a slow oscillation about the long axis.
Entry Term(s)
Giardia duodenalis
Giardia intestinalis
Lamblia intestinalis
Previous Indexing
Giardia (1967-1991)
See Also
Giardiavirus
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Giardia lamblia Preferred
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