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Descriptor English:   Ectoparasitic Infestations 
Descriptor Spanish:   Infestaciones Ectoparasitarias 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ectoparasitoses 
Synonyms English:   Ectoparasitic Infestation
Infestation, Ectoparasitic
Infestations, Ectoparasitic  
Tree Number:   C03.858.211
Definition English:   Infestations by PARASITES which live on, or burrow into, the surface of their host's EPIDERMIS. Most ectoparasites are ARTHROPODS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general only: prefer specifics; coordinate IM with ectoparasite (IM); refers to ectoparasite on or within the skin so do not coordinate with SKIN DISEASES, PARASITIC
History Note English:   68 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   4546 
Unique Identifier:   D004478 

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