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Staphylococcus capitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Staphylococcus capitis
Tree Number(s)
B03.300.390.400.800.750.222
B03.353.500.750.750.222
B03.510.100.750.750.222
B03.510.400.790.750.222
Unique ID
D000074039
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000074039
Annotation
infection: coordinate with STAPHYLOCOCCAL INFECTIONS
Scope Note
A COAGULASE-negative species of STAPHYLOCOCCUS found on the skin and MUCOUS MEMBRANE of warm-blooded animals. Similar to STAPHYLOCOCCUS EPIDERMIDIS and STAPHYLOCOCCUS HAEMOLYTICUS, it is a nosocomial pathogen in NICU settings. Subspecies include generally antibiotic susceptible and BIOFILM negative capitis and antibiotic resistant and biofilm positive urealyticus isolates.
Entry Term(s)
Staphylococcus capitis capitis
Staphylococcus capitis subsp. urealyticus
Staphylococcus capitis subsp. ureolyticus
Staphylococcus capitis subspecies capitis
Staphylococcus capitis subspecies urealyticus
Staphylococcus capitis urealyticus
Registry Number
txid29388
Related Numbers
txid72758
txid74703
Previous Indexing
Staphylococcus (1982-2017)
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Staphylococcus capitis Preferred
Staphylococcus capitis subsp. urealyticus Related
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