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Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.450.425.325.300.800
B03.660.250.150.180.100.800
Unique ID
D054323
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054323
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with ESCHERICHIA COLI INFECTION (IM); consider also HEMOLYTIC UREMIC SYNDROME
Scope Note
Strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI with the ability to produce at least one or more of at least two antigenically distinct, usually bacteriophage-mediated cytotoxins: SHIGA TOXIN 1 and SHIGA TOXIN 2. These bacteria can cause severe disease in humans including bloody DIARRHEA and HEMOLYTIC UREMIC SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
E coli, Verotoxigenic
Escherichia coli, Verotoxigenic
STEC
Shiga Toxigenic E. coli
Shiga Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli
VTEC
Vero Cytotoxin-Producing Escherichia coli
Verotoxigenic E. coli
Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Verotoxin-Producing Escherichia coli
Previous Indexing
Escherichia coli (1979-2007)
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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