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Descriptor English: Shigella dysenteriae
Descriptor Spanish: Shigella dysenteriae
Descriptor Portuguese: Shigella dysenteriae
Descriptor French: Shigella dysenteriae
Entry term(s): Bacillus dysenteriae
Bacillus dysentericus
Bacillus shigae
Dysentericus
Eberthella dysenteriae
Shigella shigae
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.425.850.350
B03.660.250.150.730.125
HP4.018.685.514
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012762
Scope note: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that is extremely pathogenic and causes severe dysentery. Infection with this organism often leads to ulceration of the intestinal epithelium.
Annotation: infection: coord IM with DYSENTERY, BACILLARY (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: txid622
Related: Shigella Vaccines MeSH
DeCS ID: 13140
Unique ID: D012762
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: 2020/02/06
Shigella dysenteriae - Preferred
Concept UI M0019772
Scope note A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that is extremely pathogenic and causes severe dysentery. Infection with this organism often leads to ulceration of the intestinal epithelium.
Preferred term Shigella dysenteriae
Entry term(s) Bacillus dysenteriae
Bacillus dysentericus
Bacillus shigae
Dysentericus
Eberthella dysenteriae
Shigella shigae



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