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Descriptor English: Brucella
Descriptor Spanish: Brucella
Descriptor Portuguese: Brucella
Descriptor French: Brucella
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.215.500
B03.660.050.070.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002002
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes BRUCELLOSIS. Its cells are nonmotile coccobacilli and are animal parasites and pathogens. The bacterium is transmissible to humans through contact with infected dairy products or tissue.
Annotation: infection = BRUCELLOSIS
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
Public MeSH Note: 1963
History Note: 1963
DeCS ID: 2030
Unique ID: D002002
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Brucella - Preferred
Concept UI M0002985
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes BRUCELLOSIS. Its cells are nonmotile coccobacilli and are animal parasites and pathogens. The bacterium is transmissible to humans through contact with infected dairy products or tissue.
Preferred term Brucella



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