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Dysentery, Bacillary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dysentery, Bacillary
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.310.229
C06.405.205.331.479
C06.405.469.300.479
Unique ID
D004405
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004405
Annotation
coord IM with specific organism (IM) if pertinent
Scope Note
DYSENTERY caused by gram-negative rod-shaped enteric bacteria (ENTEROBACTERIACEAE), most often by the genus SHIGELLA. Shigella dysentery, Shigellosis, is classified into subgroups according to syndrome severity and the infectious species. Group A: SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE (severest); Group B: SHIGELLA FLEXNERI; Group C: SHIGELLA BOYDII; and Group D: SHIGELLA SONNEI (mildest).
Entry Term(s)
Dysentery, Shiga bacillus
Dysentery, Shigella boydii
Dysentery, Shigella dysenteriae
Dysentery, Shigella dysenteriae type 1
Dysentery, Shigella flexneri
Dysentery, Shigella sonnei
Shigella Dysentery
Shigella Infection
Shigellosis
NLM Classification #
WC 282
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Dysentery, Bacillary Preferred
Shigellosis Narrower
Dysentery, Shigella flexneri Narrower
Dysentery, Shigella sonnei Narrower
Dysentery, Shigella boydii Narrower
Dysentery, Shigella dysenteriae Narrower
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