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Ascaris lumbricoides MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Ascaris lumbricoides
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.500.100.108.425
Unique ID
D017164
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017164
Annotation
a species of nematode, the largest found in the human intestine; infection: coord IM with ASCARIASIS (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A species of parasitic nematode that is the largest found in the human intestine. Its distribution is worldwide, but it is more prevalent in areas of poor sanitation. Human infection with A. lumbricoides is acquired by swallowing fully embryonated eggs from contaminated soil.
Registry Number
txid6252
Previous Indexing
Ascaris (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Ascaris lumbricoides Preferred
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