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Rhodococcus equi

MeSH ID: D016929

DEFINITION: A species of RHODOCOCCUS found in soil, herbivore dung, and in the intestinal tract of cows, horses, sheep, and pigs. It causes bronchopneumonia in foals and can be responsible for infection in humans compromised by immunosuppressive drug therapy, lymphoma, or AIDS.

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chemistry [Q000737] ; classification [Q000145] ; cytology [Q000166] ; drug effects [Q000187] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; genetics [Q000235] ; growth & development [Q000254] ; immunology [Q000276] ; isolation & purification [Q000302] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; pathogenicity [Q000472] ; physiology [Q000502] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; ultrastructure [Q000648] ; virology [Q000821]

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