Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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Noun1.Mycobacterium tuberculosis - cause of tuberculosisMycobacterium tuberculosis - cause of tuberculosis    
mycobacteria, mycobacterium - rod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases
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The high proportion of exogenous reinfection in recurrent TB patients indicates that high levels of transmission of M.
Sheryl Tsai of the University of California, Irvine and her colleagues have determined the three-dimensional structure of a different M.
Drug resistance results when patients fail to take their medicine consistently for the six to 12 months necessary to destroy all vestiges of M.
As a result, Corixa will conduct preclinical and clinical testing of a new candidate vaccine produced using M.
The dog's initial sputum sample was negative on AFB staining and M.
While the normal function of macrophages is to engulf and kill microorganisms, M.
Our simulated incidence ranged from 100 to 200 new TB cases per 100,000 persons per year, and we assumed that 28%-50% of the population was latently infected with M.
The findings suggest that an unusual immune reaction to M.
Unlike that of other anti-tuberculosis drugs, resistance to rifampin is acquired in most M.
Tuberculosis is spread through repeated exposure to airborne M.
bovis by the Regional Centre for Mycobacteriology in Cardiff: All human M.
We report on the pattern of drug resistance to first-line anti-TB drugs among M.