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Balamuthia mandrillaris MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Balamuthia mandrillaris
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.090
Unique ID
D059611
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059611
Annotation
infection: coordinate with AMEBIASIS; for encephalitis caused by this organism, coordinate also with CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PROTOZOAL INFECTIONS + INFECTIOUS ENCEPHALITIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A species of free-living soil amoeba in the family Balamuthiidae, causing AMEBIASIS and a deadly form of ENCEPHALITIS in humans.
Registry Number
txid66527
Previous Indexing
Amoebozoa (1994-2011)
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Balamuthia mandrillaris Preferred
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