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RGD uses the Human Disease Ontology (DO, for disease curation across species. RGD automatically downloads each new release of the ontology on a monthly basis. Some additional terms which are required for RGD's curation purposes but are not currently covered in the official version of DO have been added. As corresponding terms are added to DO, these custom terms are retired and the DO terms substituted in existing annotations and subsequently used for curation.

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Accession:DOID:0050259 term browser browse the term
Definition:A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves parasitic infection of the intestine caused by the larvae of Baylisascaris procyonis, which can invade the spinal cord, brain, and eye of humans, resulting in permanent neurologic damage, blindness, or death. (DO)
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  disease 18109
    sensory system disease 6555
      eye disease 3185
        baylisascariasis 0
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  disease 18109
    disease of anatomical entity 17480
      gastrointestinal system disease 6530
        Gastrointestinal Diseases 4665
          intestinal disease 2885
            Parasitic Intestinal Diseases 14
              Intestinal Helminthiasis 10
                baylisascariasis 0
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