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Descriptor in English: Serogroup
Descriptor in Spanish: Serogrupo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sorogrupo
Descriptor in French: Sérogroupe
Entry term(s): Serogroups
Serotype
Serotypes
Serovar
Serovars
Tree number(s): G05.695.825
Scope note: A set of variants within a species of microorganisms that are antigenically, closely related. With bacteria, a serogroup refers to a group that shares a common antigen.
Annotation: SEROTYPING is also available
History Note: 2015
See also the descriptors: Serotyping MeSH
DeCS UI: 55745
Descriptor UI: D065288
Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2014/06/06
Serogroup - Preferred
Concept UI M0588579
Scope note A set of variants within a species of microorganisms that are antigenically, closely related. With bacteria, a serogroup refers to a group that shares a common antigen.
Preferred term Serogroup
Entry term(s) Serogroups
Serotype - Narrower
Concept UI M0588580
Scope note A variant within a species of microorganisms with a specific combination of antigens.
Preferred term Serotype
Entry term(s) Serotypes
Serovar
Serovars



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