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Brugia malayi MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Brugia malayi
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.088.500
Unique ID
D017178
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017178
Annotation
infection: coord IM with FILARIASIS (IM) or if with possible lymphatic involvement, ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL (IM); coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc) if pertinent; /‌drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
Scope Note
A species of parasitic nematode causing Malayan filariasis and having a distribution centering roughly on the Malay peninsula. The life cycle of B. malayi is similar to that of WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI, except that in most areas the principal mosquito vectors belong to the genus Mansonia.
Registry Number
txid6279
Previous Indexing
Brugia (1975-1992)
Filarioidea (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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