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Pneumocystis carinii MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pneumocystis carinii
Tree Number(s)
B01.300.107.730.650
Unique ID
D045363
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045363
Annotation
infection: coordinate with probably PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS but if not of lungs, coordinate with PNEUMOCYSTIS INFECTIONS + precoordinated organ/disease term
Scope Note
The prototype species of PNEUMOCYSTIS infecting the laboratory rat. It was formerly called Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. carinii. Strains that infect humans and cause PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA were originally classified as Pneumocystis jirovecii or Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. hominis.
Entry Term(s)
Pneumocystis carini
Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. carinii
Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. hominis
Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. ratti
Pneumocystis jiroveci
Pneumocystis jirovecii
Registry Number
txid4754
Related Numbers
txid42068
Previous Indexing
Pneumocystis carinii (1974-2003)
Protozoa (1968-1994)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see PNEUMOCYSTIS CARINII 1974-2003
History Note
2004; use PNEUMOCYSTIS 1974-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Pneumocystis carinii Preferred
Pneumocystis jirovecii Narrower
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