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Streptococcus MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Streptococcus
Tree Number(s)
B03.353.750.737.872
B03.510.400.800.872
B03.510.550.737.872
Unique ID
D013291
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013291
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; hemolytic streptococci equals STREPTOCOCCUS unless specified in text as S. pyogenes, S. agalactiae, etc.; group A equals STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES; B equals STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE; D equals ENTEROCOCCUS FAECALIS; ENTEROCOCCUS FAECIUM; STREPTOCOCCUS BOVIS; S. equinus (index under STREPTOCOCCUS); N equals LACTOCOCCUS LACTIS; groups E, L, M, O, R, S go under STREPTOCOCCUS; infection equals STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS
Scope Note
A genus of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms occur in pairs or chains. No endospores are produced. Many species exist as commensals or parasites on man or animals with some being highly pathogenic. A few species are saprophytes and occur in the natural environment.
Entry Version
STREP
Registry Number
txid1301
NLM Classification #
QW 142.5.C6
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Streptococcus Preferred
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