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Ascaris suum MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Ascaris suum
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.500.100.108.700
Unique ID
D017165
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017165
Annotation
a species of nematode usually found in pigs, transmissible to humans; 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 usually found in domestic pigs and a few other animals. Human infection can also occur, presumably as result of handling pig manure, and can lead to intestinal obstruction.
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 suum Preferred
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