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Shigella dysenteriae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Shigella dysenteriae
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.450.425.850.350
B03.660.250.150.730.125
Unique ID
D012762
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012762
Annotation
infection: coord IM with DYSENTERY, BACILLARY (IM)
Scope Note
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that is extremely pathogenic and causes severe dysentery. Infection with this organism often leads to ulceration of the intestinal epithelium.
Entry Term(s)
Bacillus dysenteriae
Bacillus dysentericus
Bacillus shigae
Eberthella dysenteriae
Shigella shigae
Registry Number
txid622
See Also
Shigella Vaccines
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/06
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