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Descriptor English: Escherichia
Descriptor Spanish: Escherichia
Descriptor Portuguese: Escherichia
Descriptor French: Escherichia
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.425.325
B03.660.250.150.180
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004925
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms occur in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. The species are either nonpathogenic or opportunistic pathogens.
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
DeCS ID: 5015
Unique ID: D004925
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Escherichia - Preferred
Concept UI M0007730
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms occur in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. The species are either nonpathogenic or opportunistic pathogens.
Preferred term Escherichia



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