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Descriptor English: Eikenella
Descriptor Spanish: Eikenella
Descriptor Portuguese: Eikenella
Descriptor French: Eikenella
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.400
B03.660.075.525.170
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016970
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in the human mouth and intestine. Organisms of this genus can be opportunistic pathogens.
Annotation: in mouth & intestine; opportunistic; infection: coord IM with GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIAL 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
Previous Indexing: Bacteroides (1973-1975)
Eikenella corrodens (1976-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30145
Unique ID: D016970
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/30
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Eikenella - Preferred
Concept UI M0025801
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in the human mouth and intestine. Organisms of this genus can be opportunistic pathogens.
Preferred term Eikenella



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