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Legionella MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Legionella
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.400.425.450.450
B03.660.250.460.460
Unique ID
D007875
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007875
Annotation
infection = LEGIONELLOSIS but Legionella pneumophila infection = LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE
Scope Note
Gram-negative aerobic rods, isolated from surface water or thermally polluted lakes or streams. Member are pathogenic for man. Legionella pneumophila is the causative agent for LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE.
Registry Number
txid445
NLM Classification #
QW 131
Previous Indexing
Bacteria (1978-1980)
Legionnaires' Disease (1978-1980)
Public MeSH Note
81
History Note
81
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/14
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Legionella Preferred
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