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Descriptor English: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Descriptor Spanish: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Descriptor French: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Entry term(s): Bacillus aeruginosus
Bacillus pyocyaneus
Bacterium aeruginosum
Bacterium pyocyaneum
Micrococcus pyocyaneus
Pseudomonas polycolor
Pseudomonas pyocyanea
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.625.625.100
B03.660.250.580.590.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011550
Scope note: A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens (wound, burn, and urinary tract infections). It is also found widely distributed in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is a major agent of nosocomial infection.
Annotation: infections: coordinate IM with PSEUDOMONAS 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
Registry Number: txid287
DeCS ID: 11988
Unique ID: D011550
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/01/28
Pseudomonas aeruginosa - Preferred
Concept UI M0017953
Scope note A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens (wound, burn, and urinary tract infections). It is also found widely distributed in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is a major agent of nosocomial infection.
Preferred term Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Entry term(s) Bacillus aeruginosus
Bacillus pyocyaneus
Bacterium aeruginosum
Bacterium pyocyaneum
Micrococcus pyocyaneus
Pseudomonas polycolor
Pseudomonas pyocyanea



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