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Descriptor English: Klebsiella
Descriptor Spanish: Klebsiella
Descriptor Portuguese: Klebsiella
Descriptor French: Klebsiella
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.425.425
B03.660.250.150.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007709
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms arrange singly, in pairs, or short chains. This genus is commonly found in the intestinal tract and is an opportunistic pathogen that can give rise to bacteremia, pneumonia, urinary tract and several other types of human infection.
Annotation: KLEBSIELLA AEROGENES and KLEBSIELLA MOBILUS see ENTEROBACTER AEROGENES are also available
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: 7886
Unique ID: D007709
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/13
Klebsiella - Preferred
Concept UI M0012058
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms arrange singly, in pairs, or short chains. This genus is commonly found in the intestinal tract and is an opportunistic pathogen that can give rise to bacteremia, pneumonia, urinary tract and several other types of human infection.
Preferred term Klebsiella



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