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Corynebacterium diphtheriae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Tree Number(s)
B03.510.024.250.150
B03.510.460.400.400.200.150
Unique ID
D003353
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003353
Annotation
infection in man: usually DIPHTHERIA, otherwise coordinate with CORYNEBACTERIUM INFECTIONS
Scope Note
A species of gram-positive, asporogenous bacteria in which three cultural types are recognized. These types (gravis, intermedius, and mitis) were originally given in accordance with the clinical severity of the cases from which the different strains were most frequently isolated. This species is the causative agent of DIPHTHERIA.
Entry Version
CORYNEBACT DIPHTHERIAE
Registry Number
txid1717
NLM Classification #
QW 125.5.C5
See Also
Diphtheria Toxin
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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