genus Mycobacterium


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Noun1.genus Mycobacterium - nonmotile Gram-positive aerobic bacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
mycobacteria, mycobacterium - rod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases
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There are around 130 species in the Genus Mycobacterium, most of them are causative agents for the disease in human (Tortoli et al., 2009).
[11] The main aetiologic agent of Cutaneous tuberculosis is Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) that belongs to the class Schizomycetes, order Actinomycetales, family Mycobacteriaceae and genus Mycobacterium. Occasionally, it is also caused by M.
The genus Mycobacterium comprises over 150 species.
Microbiological features and clinical relevance of new species of the genus Mycobacterium. Clin Microbiol Rev.
These terpenes have been previously identified in the essential oils of the species Allophylus edulis and Mutellina purpurea and have already had their biological activity acknowledged against the genus Mycobacterium [30-31].
(5,6) Despite earlier reports (7,8) on its importance in other pathogenic species of genus Mycobacterium, there are few reports on role of the TlyA protein with regard to pathogenicity and virulence in M.
In addition, many features, including the dyeing property, overlap in the genus Mycobacterium and Nocardia making it difficult in some cases, the differentiation between both.
Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) is a term used to refer to species of the genus Mycobacterium that are not included in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBc).
leprae, the genus Mycobacterium includes a high number of environmental organisms commonly referred to as nontuberculous (NTM) or atypical mycobacteria (the list of prokaryotic names with standing in nomenclature [1] lists 164 mycobacterial species and 13 subspecies).
Bovine farcy causing actinomycetes isolated from zebu cattle in eastern Africa were found to belong to the genus Mycobacterium and not to Nocardia [4-10].
The respiratory infectious disease once known as consumption is an infection caused by the bacterial complex tubercle bacilli--TB (tuberculosis forming members of the genus Mycobacterium).