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Descriptor English: Peptococcus
Descriptor Spanish: Peptococcus
Descriptor Peptococcus
Scope note: Género de bacterias cocoides grampositivas, anaerobias, que son parte de la flora normal de la boca, tracto respiratorio superior e intestino grueso del ser humano. Sus organismos producen infecciones de tejidos blandos y bacteriemias.
Descriptor Portuguese: Peptococcus
Descriptor French: Peptococcus
Tree number(s): B03.353.625.782.593
B03.510.400.562.593
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010460
Scope note: A genus of gram-positive, anaerobic, coccoid bacteria that is part of the normal flora of the mouth, upper respiratory tract, and large intestine in humans. Its organisms cause infections of soft tissues and bacteremias.
Annotation: infection: coord IM with GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIAL INFECTIONS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 10653
Unique ID: D010460
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/05/01
Peptococcus - Preferred
Concept UI M0016244
Scope note A genus of gram-positive, anaerobic, coccoid bacteria that is part of the normal flora of the mouth, upper respiratory tract, and large intestine in humans. Its organisms cause infections of soft tissues and bacteremias.
Preferred term Peptococcus



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