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Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.450.425.325.300.330
B03.660.250.150.180.100.330
Unique ID
D054308
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054308
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with ESCHERICHIA COLI INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope Note
Strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI characterized by attaching-and-effacing histopathology. These strains of bacteria intimately adhere to the epithelial cell membrane and show effacement of microvilli. In developed countries they are associated with INFANTILE DIARRHEA and infantile GASTROENTERITIS and, in contrast to ETEC strains, do not produce ENDOTOXINS.
Entry Term(s)
E coli, Enteropathogenic
EPEC
Enteropathogenic E. coli
Escherichia coli, Enteropathogenic
Previous Indexing
Escherichia coli (1964-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2020/09/02
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