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Enterococcus faecium MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Enterococcus faecium
Tree Number(s)
B03.353.750.250.250.300
B03.510.550.250.250.300
Unique ID
D016984
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016984
Annotation
normal intestinal flora; do not confuse with ENTEROCOCCUS FAECALIS; infection: coord IM with GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIAL INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope Note
A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms are normal flora of the intestinal tract. Unlike ENTEROCOCCUS FAECALIS, this species may produce an alpha-hemolytic reaction on blood agar and is unable to utilize pyruvic acid as an energy source.
Entry Term(s)
Streptococcus faecium
Registry Number
txid1352
Previous Indexing
Streptococcus (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Enterococcus faecium Preferred
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