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Mycobacterium avium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mycobacterium avium
Tree Number(s)
B03.510.024.962.500.300
B03.510.460.400.410.552.552.300
Unique ID
D009162
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009162
Annotation
infection in birds = TUBERCULOSIS, AVIAN; infection in other animals = TUBERCULOSIS /‌vet (IM) + MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM (IM)
Scope Note
A bacterium causing tuberculosis in domestic fowl and other birds. In pigs, it may cause localized and sometimes disseminated disease. The organism occurs occasionally in sheep and cattle. It should be distinguished from the M. avium complex, which infects primarily humans.
Entry Version
MYCOBACT AVIUM
Registry Number
txid1764
Public MeSH Note
87; was see under MYCOBACTERIUM 1975-86
History Note
87(75); was see under MYCOBACTERIUM 1975-86
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Mycobacterium avium Preferred
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