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Descriptor in English: Staphylococcus
Descriptor in Spanish: Staphylococcus
Descriptor in Portuguese: Staphylococcus
Descriptor in French: Staphylococcus
Tree number(s): B03.300.390.400.800.750
B03.353.500.750.750
B03.510.100.750.750
B03.510.400.790.750
Scope note: A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, coccoid bacteria. Its organisms occur singly, in pairs, and in tetrads and characteristically divide in more than one plane to form irregular clusters. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Some species are opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.
Annotation: infection = STAPHYLOCOCCAL INFECTIONS
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 UI: 13595
Descriptor UI: D013210
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/01
Staphylococcus - Preferred
Concept UI M0020430
Scope note A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, coccoid bacteria. Its organisms occur singly, in pairs, and in tetrads and characteristically divide in more than one plane to form irregular clusters. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Some species are opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.
Preferred term Staphylococcus



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