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Descriptor English: Mycobacterium
Descriptor Spanish: Mycobacterium
Descriptor Portuguese: Mycobacterium
Descriptor French: Mycobacterium
Entry term(s): Mycobacteria
Tree number(s): B03.510.024.049.525.500
B03.510.460.400.410.552.552
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009161
Scope note: A genus of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria. Most species are free-living in soil and water, but the major habitat for some is the diseased tissue of warm-blooded hosts.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; infection = MYCOBACTERIUM 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
Entry Version: MYCOBACT
DeCS ID: 9353
Unique ID: D009161
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Mycobacterium - Preferred
Concept UI M0014283
Scope note A genus of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria. Most species are free-living in soil and water, but the major habitat for some is the diseased tissue of warm-blooded hosts.
Preferred term Mycobacterium
Entry term(s) Mycobacteria



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