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Descriptor English: Streptobacillus
Descriptor Spanish: Streptobacillus
Descriptor Portuguese: Streptobacillus
Descriptor French: Streptobacillus
Tree number(s): B03.370.700
B03.440.450.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013288
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that require SERUM; ASCITIC FLUID; or BLOOD for growth. Its organisms inhabit the THROAT; and NASOPHARYNX of wild and laboratory rats and cause one form of RAT-BITE FEVER in man.
Annotation: infection: coord IM with FUSOBACTERIUM INFECTIONS (IM) or RAT-BITE FEVER (IM) (see MeSH definition)
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: 13675
Unique ID: D013288
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Streptobacillus - Preferred
Concept UI M0020564
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that require SERUM; ASCITIC FLUID; or BLOOD for growth. Its organisms inhabit the THROAT; and NASOPHARYNX of wild and laboratory rats and cause one form of RAT-BITE FEVER in man.
Preferred term Streptobacillus



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