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Streptococcus pyogenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Streptococcus pyogenes
Tree Number(s)
B03.353.750.737.872.575
B03.510.400.800.872.575
B03.510.550.737.872.575
Unique ID
D013297
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013297
Annotation
infection: coordinate with STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS; note entry term BACTERIA, FLESH-EATING: consider also FASCIITIS, NECROTIZING
Scope Note
A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria isolated from skin lesions, blood, inflammatory exudates, and the upper respiratory tract of humans. It is a group A hemolytic Streptococcus that can cause SCARLET FEVER and RHEUMATIC FEVER.
Entry Version
STREP PYOGENES
Entry Term(s)
Bacteria, Flesh-Eating
Flesh-Eating Bacteria
Streptococcus Group A
Registry Number
txid1314
See Also
Picibanil
Streptolysins
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Streptococcus pyogenes Preferred
Bacteria, Flesh-Eating Narrower
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