family Mycobacteriaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Mycobacteriaceae - a family of bacteria
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
Actinomycetales, order Actinomycetales - filamentous or rod-shaped bacteria
genus Mycobacterium - nonmotile Gram-positive aerobic bacteria
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Mycobacteria are Gram-positive aerobic bacteria belonging to the family Mycobacteriaceae and are one of several mycolic-acid-containing genera within the order Actinomycetales (17,29).
The Only genus of bacteria in the family Mycobacteriaceae. In 1882, German scientist Robert Koch reported the discovery of a bacillus from the lung tubercles that caused tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis, a disease caused by acid- and alcohol-fast bacilli of the family Mycobacteriaceae (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium microti, and Mycobacterium africanum), is one of the earliest diseases known to affect humans.