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Rhipicephalus sanguineus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.166.132.832.400.712.700
Unique ID
D048508
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048508
Scope Note
A species of tick (TICKS) in the family IXODIDAE, distributed throughout the world but abundant in southern Europe. It will feed on a wide variety of MAMMALS, but DOGS are its preferred host. It transmits a large number of diseases including BABESIOSIS; THEILERIASIS; EHRLICHIOSIS; and MEDITERRANEAN SPOTTED FEVER.
Entry Term(s)
Brown Dog Tick
Registry Number
txid34632
Previous Indexing
Ixodidae (2002-2004)
Ticks (1966-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Rhipicephalus sanguineus Preferred
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