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Central Nervous System Protozoal Infections MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System Protozoal Infections
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.205.300
C01.610.105.300
C01.610.752.100
C10.228.228.205.300
Unique ID
D020808
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020808
Annotation
coordinate with specific protozoan infection and specific site/disease term if pertinent
Scope Note
Infections of the brain, spinal cord, or meninges by single celled organisms of the former subkingdom known as protozoa. The central nervous system may be the primary or secondary site of protozoal infection. These diseases may occur as OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS or arise in immunocompetent hosts.
Entry Version
CNS PROTOZOAL INFECT
Entry Term(s)
Acanthamoeba Meningoencephalitis
Amebic Meningoencephalitis
Balamuthia mandrillaris CNS Infection
Balamuthia mandrillaris Meningoencephalitis
CNS Protozoal Infections
Cerebral Protozoal Infections
Infection, Central Nervous System, Protozoal
Infections, Protozoal, Central Nervous System
Meningoencephalitis, Protozoal
Naegleria fowleri Infection
Naegleria fowleri Meningoencephalitis
Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis
Protozoal Infections, Central Nervous System
Protozoal Infections, Cerebral
Protozoal Meningoencephalitis
Sappinia diploidea Meningoencephalitis
Previous Indexing
Amebiasis (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/05
Revision Date
2019/06/11
Central Nervous System Protozoal Infections Preferred
Naegleria fowleri Infection Narrower
Balamuthia mandrillaris CNS Infection Narrower
Sappinia diploidea Meningoencephalitis Narrower
Acanthamoeba Meningoencephalitis Narrower
Cerebral Protozoal Infections Narrower
Meningoencephalitis, Protozoal Narrower
Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis Narrower
Amebic Meningoencephalitis Narrower
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