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Descriptor English: Gram-Negative Bacteria
Descriptor Spanish: Bacterias Gramnegativas
Descriptor Portuguese: Bactérias Gram-Negativas
Descriptor French: Bactéries à Gram négatif
Entry term(s): Gram Negative Bacteria
Tree number(s): B03.440
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006090
Scope note: Bacteria which lose crystal violet stain but are stained pink when treated by Gram's method.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not use as a routine coordinate for a gram-negative bacterium; infection equals GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIAL 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
Previous Indexing: Bacteria (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note: 84,73-75
Online Note: search BACTERIA 1973-75
History Note: 84,73-75
Entry Version: GRAM NEG BACT
DeCS ID: 6241
Unique ID: D006090
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/06/03
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Gram-Negative Bacteria - Preferred
Concept UI M0009587
Scope note Bacteria which lose crystal violet stain but are stained pink when treated by Gram's method.
Preferred term Gram-Negative Bacteria
Entry term(s) Gram Negative Bacteria



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