NLM Logo

Babesia microti MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Babesia microti
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.075.600.580.070.550
Unique ID
D041001
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D041001
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with BABESIOSIS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A species of protozoa infecting humans via the intermediate tick vector IXODES scapularis. The other hosts are the mouse PEROMYSCUS leucopus and meadow vole MICROTUS pennsylvanicus, which are fed on by the tick. Other primates can be experimentally infected with Babesia microti.
Previous Indexing
Babesia (1969-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Babesia microti Preferred
page delivered in 0.146s