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Bio::DB::EUtilities::esearch - Base interface class for handling web queries and data retrieval from Entrez Utilities from NCBI. You shouldn't use this class directly.


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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _


 Title   : parse_response
 Usage   : $db->_parse_response($content)
 Function: parse out response for cookie
 Returns : empty
 Args    : none
 Throws  : 'unparseable output exception'


 Title   : esearch_count
 Usage   : $count = $db->esearch_count;
 Function: return count of number of entries retrieved by query
 Returns : integer
 Args    : none