"Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A species of Bacteroides that is a major constituent of the human GUT MICROBIOTA. It normally produces enzymes important for the digestion of vegetable matter. However, it can also cause OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS that result in intra-abdominal SEPSIS; BACTEREMIA; and PERITONITIS.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron" by people in this website by year, and whether "Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.