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Blood Bactericidal Activity MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blood Bactericidal Activity
Tree Number(s)
G09.188.100
G12.450.564.204
Unique ID
D001770
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001770
Annotation
restrict to bactericidal: fungicidal = probably fungus (IM) + BLOOD PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA (IM); do not confuse with SERUM BACTERICIDAL TEST (bactericidal activity in serum after antimicrobial therapy) or SERUM BACTERICIDAL ANTIBODY ASSAY (measurement of IMMUNOGLOBULINS in blood that initiate lysis of bacteria)
Scope Note
The natural bactericidal property of BLOOD due to normally occurring antibacterial substances such as beta lysin, leukin, etc. This activity needs to be distinguished from the bactericidal activity contained in a patient's serum as a result of antimicrobial therapy, which is measured by a SERUM BACTERICIDAL TEST.
See Also
Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides
Serum Bactericidal Antibody Assay
Serum Bactericidal Test
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(65)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/26
Blood Bactericidal Activity Preferred
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