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Descriptor in English: Neisseria
Descriptor in Spanish: Neisseria
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neisseria
Descriptor in French: Neisseria
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.550.550
B03.660.075.525.520
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, coccoid bacteria whose organisms are part of the normal flora of the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and genitourinary tract. Some species are primary pathogens for humans.
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 UI: 9536
Descriptor UI: D009343
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Neisseria - Preferred
Concept UI M0014553
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, coccoid bacteria whose organisms are part of the normal flora of the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and genitourinary tract. Some species are primary pathogens for humans.
Preferred term Neisseria



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