NLM Logo

Neospora MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neospora
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.075.189.250.750.550
Unique ID
D018688
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018688
Annotation
do not confuse with NEUROSPORA, a fungus; infection: coordinate IM with COCCIDIOSIS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of protozoan parasites of the subclass COCCIDIA. Its species are parasitic in dogs, cattle, goats, and sheep, among others. N. caninum, a species that mainly infects dogs, is intracellular in neural and other cells of the body, multiplies by endodyogeny, has no parasitophorous vacuole, and has numerous rhoptries. It is known to cause lesions in many tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord as well as abortion in the expectant mother.
Entry Term(s)
Neospora caninum
Registry Number
txid29175
Related Numbers
txid29176
Previous Indexing
Apicomplexa (1992-1994)
Protozoa (1989-1991)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Neospora Preferred
Neospora caninum Narrower
page delivered in 0.128s