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Meningitis, Escherichia coli MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meningitis, Escherichia coli
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.223.500.350
C01.150.252.400.310.330.500
C01.207.180.500.350
C10.228.228.180.500.350
C10.586.625.280.350
Unique ID
D020814
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020814
Scope Note
A form of gram-negative meningitis that tends to occur in neonates, in association with anatomical abnormalities (which feature communication between the meninges and cutaneous structures) or as OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS in association with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES. In premature neonates the clinical presentation may be limited to ANOREXIA; VOMITING; lethargy; or respiratory distress. Full-term infants may have as additional features FEVER; SEIZURES; and bulging of the anterior fontanelle. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp398-400)
Entry Version
MENINGITIS E COLI
Entry Term(s)
Escherichia coli Meningitis
Previous Indexing
Meningitis, Bacterial (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Meningitis, Escherichia coli Preferred
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