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Descriptor English: Francisella
Descriptor Spanish: Francisella
Descriptor Portuguese: Francisella
Descriptor French: Francisella
Entry term(s): Francisellaceae
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.340
B03.660.250.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005603
Scope note: The lone genus of bacteria in the family Francisellaceae, frequently found in natural waters. It can be parasitic in humans, other MAMMALS; BIRDS; and ARTHROPODS.
Annotation: infection: coord IM with GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIAL 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: Pasteurella (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 76
History Note: 76
DeCS ID: 5738
Unique ID: D005603
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Francisella - Preferred
Concept UI M0008815
Scope note The lone genus of bacteria in the family Francisellaceae, frequently found in natural waters. It can be parasitic in humans, other MAMMALS; BIRDS; and ARTHROPODS.
Preferred term Francisella
Francisellaceae - Broader
Concept UI M0444472
Scope note Family with single genus FRANCISELLA.
Preferred term Francisellaceae



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