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Ixodes MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Ixodes
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.166.132.832.400.425
Unique ID
D018884
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018884
Annotation
infestation: coordinate IM with TICK INFESTATIONS (IM)
Scope Note
The largest genus of TICKS in the family IXODIDAE, containing over 200 species. Many infest humans and other mammals and several are vectors of diseases such as LYME DISEASE; ENCEPHALITIS, TICK-BORNE; and KYASANUR FOREST DISEASE.
Entry Term(s)
Black-legged Tick
Blacklegged Tick
California Black Legged Tick
Castor Bean Tick
Deer Tick
Ixodes dammini
Ixodes pacificus
Ixodes persulcatus
Ixodes ricinus
Ixodes scapularis
Western Black Legged Tick
Western Blacklegged Tick
Registry Number
txid6944
Related Numbers
txid29930
txid34613
txid34615
txid6945
Previous Indexing
Ticks (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/24
Revision Date
2023/06/01
Ixodes Preferred
Ixodes persulcatus Narrower
Ixodes pacificus Narrower
Ixodes scapularis Narrower
Ixodes ricinus Narrower
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