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Shigella MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Shigella
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.450.425.850
B03.660.250.150.730
Unique ID
D012760
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012760
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; infection equals DYSENTERY, BACILLARY and specify species if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that ferments sugar without gas production. Its organisms are intestinal pathogens of man and other primates and cause bacillary dysentery (DYSENTERY, BACILLARY).
Registry Number
txid620
NLM Classification #
QW 138.5.S4
See Also
Dysentery, Bacillary
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Shigella Preferred
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