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Phthirus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Phthirus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.690.060.730
Unique ID
D020061
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020061
Annotation
do not use /‌drug eff for insecticides: TN 111
Scope Note
Lice of the genus Phthirus, family Pediculidae. Phthirus pubis, the crab louse, is usually acquired by sexual contact or contact with infected objects. It is found most frequently in the pubic hair, but also on eyebrows, eyelashes, or on the axillary hairs.
Entry Term(s)
Crab Lice
Crab Louse
Registry Number
txid121227
Related Numbers
txid121228
Previous Indexing
Lice (1965-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Phthirus Preferred
Crab Louse Narrower
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