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Escherichia coli O157 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Escherichia coli O157
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.450.425.325.300.800.250.500
B03.660.250.150.180.100.800.250.500
Unique ID
D019453
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019453
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with ESCHERICHIA COLI INFECTIONS (IM); consider also HEMOLYTIC-UREMIC SYNDROME; in titles & translations use O157 (the letter O), not 0157 (the number zero)
Scope Note
A verocytotoxin-producing serogroup belonging to the O subfamily of Escherichia coli which has been shown to cause severe food-borne disease. A strain from this serogroup, serotype H7, which produces SHIGA TOXINS, has been linked to human disease outbreaks resulting from contamination of foods by E. coli O157 from bovine origin.
Entry Term(s)
E coli O157
E coli O157-H7
Escherichia coli O157-H7
Registry Number
txid1045010
Related Numbers
txid83334
Previous Indexing
Escherichia coli (1977-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/14
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Escherichia coli O157 Preferred
Escherichia coli O157-H7 Narrower
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