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Descriptor in English: Clostridium
Descriptor in Spanish: Clostridium
Descriptor in Portuguese: Clostridium
Descriptor in French: Clostridium
Tree number(s): B03.300.390.400.200
B03.353.625.375.500
B03.510.415.400.200
Scope note: A genus of motile or nonmotile gram-positive bacteria of the family Clostridiaceae. Many species have been identified with some being pathogenic. They occur in water, soil, and in the intestinal tract of humans and lower animals.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; infection = CLOSTRIDIUM INFECTIONS or its specifics
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: 3039
Descriptor UI: D003013
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Clostridium - Preferred
Concept UI M0004635
Scope note A genus of motile or nonmotile gram-positive bacteria of the family Clostridiaceae. Many species have been identified with some being pathogenic. They occur in water, soil, and in the intestinal tract of humans and lower animals.
Preferred term Clostridium



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