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Angiostrongylus cantonensis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Angiostrongylus cantonensis
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500.294.400.968.588.080.225
Unique ID
D017185
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017185
Annotation
a species of nematode in rat & man; ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS INFECTION is available; for antigens, coordinate with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coordinate with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Scope Note
A species of parasitic nematodes distributed throughout the Pacific islands that infests the lungs of domestic rats. Human infection, caused by consumption of raw slugs and land snails, results in eosinophilic meningitis.
Registry Number
txid6313
Previous Indexing
Angiostrongylus (1981-1992)
Metastrongyloidea (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Angiostrongylus cantonensis Preferred
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