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Rickettsia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rickettsia
Tree Number(s)
B03.660.050.783.875.650.650
Unique ID
D012281
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012281
Annotation
classified with bacteria; infection = RICKETTSIA INFECTIONS or their specifics: see notes on species terms for various infections; Rickettsia quintana infection = TRENCH FEVER; RICKETTSIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI see ORIENTIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI is available
Scope Note
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria often surrounded by a protein microcapsular layer and slime layer. The natural cycle of its organisms generally involves a vertebrate and an invertebrate host. Species of the genus are the etiological agents of human diseases, such as typhus.
Registry Number
txid780
NLM Classification #
QW 150
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Rickettsia Preferred
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