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Descriptor English: Enterobacteriaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Enterobacteriaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Enterobacteriaceae
Descriptor French: Enterobacteriaceae
Entry term(s): Coliform Bacilli
Enterobacteria
Ewingella
Leclercia
Paracolobactrum
Sodalis
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.425
B03.660.250.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004755
Scope note: A family of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that do not form endospores. Its organisms are distributed worldwide with some being saprophytes and others being plant and animal parasites. Many species are of considerable economic importance due to their pathogenic effects on agriculture and livestock.
Annotation: infection = ENTEROBACTERIACEAE INFECTIONS
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: 4835
Unique ID: D004755
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Enterobacteriaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0007470
Scope note A family of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that do not form endospores. Its organisms are distributed worldwide with some being saprophytes and others being plant and animal parasites. Many species are of considerable economic importance due to their pathogenic effects on agriculture and livestock.
Preferred term Enterobacteriaceae
Entry term(s) Coliform Bacilli
Enterobacteria
Sodalis - Narrower
Concept UI M0494114
Preferred term Sodalis
Paracolobactrum - Narrower
Concept UI M0007471
Preferred term Paracolobactrum
Ewingella - Narrower
Concept UI M0494112
Preferred term Ewingella
Leclercia - Narrower
Concept UI M0494113
Preferred term Leclercia



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