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Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.860.580.553.553.420
Unique ID
D045705
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045705
Annotation
infection = PNEUMONIA OF SWINE, MYCOPLASMAL; do not confuse with PNEUMONIA, MYCOPLASMA
Scope Note
A species of gram-negative bacteria that causes MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIA OF SWINE. The organism damages the CILIA in the airways of the pig, and thus compromises one of the most effective mechanical barriers against invading pathogens. The resulting weakening of the IMMUNE SYSTEM can encourage secondary infections, leading to porcine respiratory disease complex.
Registry Number
txid2099
Previous Indexing
Mycoplasma (1968-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Preferred
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