NLM Logo

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.450.425.325.300.340
B03.660.250.150.180.100.340
Unique ID
D054307
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054307
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with ESCHERICHIA COLI INFECTION (IM)
Scope Note
Strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI that produce or contain at least one member of either heat-labile or heat-stable ENTEROTOXINS. The organisms colonize the mucosal surface of the small intestine and elaborate their enterotoxins causing DIARRHEA. They are mainly associated with tropical and developing countries and affect susceptible travelers to those places.
Entry Term(s)
E coli, Enterotoxigenic
ETEC
Enterotoxigenic E. coli
Escherichia coli, Enterotoxigenic
Previous Indexing
Escherichia coli (1971-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Preferred
page delivered in 0.175s