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Mycobacterium abscessus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mycobacterium abscessus
Tree Number(s)
B03.510.024.962.500.720.050
B03.510.460.400.410.552.552.720.050
Unique ID
D000073358
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073358
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with MYCOBACTERIUM INFECTIONS, NONTUBERCULOUS (IM)
Scope Note
A rapidly growing non-tuberculous environmental mycobacterium causing OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTION that infects the skin and subcutaneous tissues. It is associated with HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATED INFECTION and causes serious lung infections in persons with various chronic lung diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Mycobacterium abscessus Complex
Mycobacterium abscessus abscessus
Mycobacterium abscessus bolletii
Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus
Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. bolletii
Mycobacterium abscessus subspecies abscessus
Mycobacterium abscessus subspecies bolletii
Mycobacterium bolletii
Mycobacterium chelonae abscessus
Mycobacterium massiliense
Mycobacteroides abscessus
Mycobacteroides abscessus subsp. abscessus
Mycobacteroides abscessus subsp. massiliense
Registry Number
txid36809
Related Numbers
txid1185650
txid1962118
txid319705
Previous Indexing
Mycobacterium (1969-2017)
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Mycobacterium abscessus Preferred
Mycobacterium abscessus Complex Broader
Mycobacterium chelonae abscessus Narrower
Mycobacterium massiliense Narrower
Mycobacterium abscessus abscessus Narrower
Mycobacterium abscessus bolletii Narrower
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