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Trichinella spiralis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Trichinella spiralis
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.100.275.780.608.700
Unique ID
D017160
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017160
Annotation
a species of nematode common in rats & swine; infection: coord IM with TRICHINELLOSIS (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A parasite of carnivorous mammals that causes TRICHINELLOSIS. It is especially common in rats and in swine fed uncooked garbage. Human infection is initiated by the consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked pork or other meat containing the encysted larvae.
Entry Term(s)
Trichina spiralis
Registry Number
txid6334
Previous Indexing
Trichinella (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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