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Descriptor English: Edwardsiella
Descriptor Spanish: Edwardsiella
Descriptor Portuguese: Edwardsiella
Descriptor French: Edwardsiella
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.425.260
B03.660.250.150.160
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020594
Scope note: A genus of small, straight gram-negative rods which are facultatively anaerobic, chemoorganotrophic, and usually motile by peritrichous flagella. Members of this genus are usually found in the intestines of cold-blooded animals and in fresh water. They are pathogenic for eels, CATFISHES, and other animals and are rare opportunistic pathogens for humans. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)
Annotation: infection: coord IM with ENTEROBACTERIACEAE 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: Enterobacteriaceae (1969-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
DeCS ID: 34112
Unique ID: D020594
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Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Edwardsiella - Preferred
Concept UI M0328436
Scope note A genus of small, straight gram-negative rods which are facultatively anaerobic, chemoorganotrophic, and usually motile by peritrichous flagella. Members of this genus are usually found in the intestines of cold-blooded animals and in fresh water. They are pathogenic for eels, CATFISHES, and other animals and are rare opportunistic pathogens for humans. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)
Preferred term Edwardsiella



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