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Prevotella MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prevotella
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.080.094.640
B03.440.425.410.194.640
Unique ID
D018720
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018720
Annotation
àinfection: coord IM with BACTEROIDACEAE INFECTIONS (IM); named for the French microbiologist A. R. Prévot, pioneer in anaerobic microbiol
Scope Note
A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, nonsporeforming, nonmotile rods. Organisms of this genus had originally been classified as members of the BACTEROIDES genus but overwhelming biochemical and chemical findings in 1990 indicated the need to separate them from other Bacteroides species, and hence, this new genus was established.
Registry Number
txid838
Previous Indexing
Bacteroides (1990-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/07/06
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Prevotella Preferred
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