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Mycoplasma penetrans MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mycoplasma penetrans
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.860.580.553.553.645
Unique ID
D018661
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018661
Annotation
infection: coord IM with MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope Note
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic bacteria. This organism shows remarkable pathobiologic properties: it adheres to cell surfaces, deeply penetrates into the cell, and strongly adsorbs human red blood cells and human CD4+ lymphocytes and monocytes. M. penetrans was first isolated from the urogenital tract of patients with AIDS and high frequencies of antibodies to it are seen in HIV-infected patients.
Registry Number
txid28227
Previous Indexing
Mycoplasma (1992-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Mycoplasma penetrans Preferred
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