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Toxocara canis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Toxocara canis
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.500.100.780.225
Unique ID
D017166
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017166
Annotation
a species of nematode found in the dog intestine; infection: coord IM with TOXOCARIASIS (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A species of parasitic nematode found in the intestine of dogs. Lesions in the brain, liver, eye, kidney, and lung are caused by migrating larvae. In humans, these larvae do not follow normal patterns and may produce visceral larva migrans (LARVA MIGRANS, VISCERAL).
Registry Number
txid6265
Previous Indexing
Toxocara (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
Toxocara canis Preferred
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