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  • Mycobacterium.,
  • Mycobacterium infections.

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

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Statementedited by George P. Kubica, Lawrence G. Wayne.
SeriesMicrobiology series ;, v. 15
ContributionsKubica, George P., Wayne, Lawrence G., 1926-
LC ClassificationsQR82.M8 M93 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xiv, 1553 p.) :
Number of Pages1553
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2843908M
ISBN 100824770099, 0824719174
LC Control Number84005896

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A critical review of the current and most recent advances in the genomics and molecular biology of mycobacteria. Focuses on the topical and most relevant aspects. Includes strain variation and evolution, hypervirulent strains, electron transport and respiration, lipid biosynthesis, DNA repair, oxygen signaling, sulphur metabolism, protein secretion, the protein kinase family.

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Mycobacterium is a genus of bacteria, with about genus includes pathogens known to cause serious diseases in mammals, including tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and leprosy (Mycobacterium leprae). Mycobacteria can colonize their hosts without the hosts showing any adverse signs.

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Mycobacterium [mi″ko-bak-tēr´e-um] a genus of gram-positive, aerobic, acid-fast bacteria, occurring as slightly curved or straight rods. It contains many species, including the highly pathogenic organisms that cause tuberculosis (M. tuberculo´sis) and leprosy (M. lep´rae). a´vium causes tuberculosis in birds and pigs and pulmonary disease in.

Mycobacteria are immobile, slow-growing rod-shaped, gram-positive bacteria with high genomic G+C content (%). Due to their special staining characteristics under the microscope, which is mediated by mycolic adic in the cell wall, they are called acid-fast. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) or (MOTT) are a Category 3 disease and shall be reported to the local health authority or to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) within three (3) calendar days of first knowledge or Size: 95KB.

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Mycobacteria are the causative organisms for diseases such as tuberculosis (TB), leprosy, Buruli ulcer, and pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease, to name the most important ones.

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Mycobacteria AEROBIC, non-motile, rod-shaped Gram-positive BACTERIA (see GRAM'S STAIN), some of which are found in are important PATHOGENS of man and ANIMALS, for example Mycobacterium leprae, which is the causative agent of LEPROSY, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis which is the causative agent of name ‘Mycobacterium’ derives from the occasional.

mycobacteria which retain (hold fast to) the dye and are therefore referred to as acid fast bacilli (AFB). Following decolorization, sputum smear is counterstained with malachite green (or methylene blue) which stains the background material, providing a contrast colour against which the red AFB can be Size: KB.

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marseillense, M. timonense, and M Cited by:. This document addresses the susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC), clinically significant slowly and rapidly growing mycobacterial species, Nocardia spp., and other aerobic actinomycetes.

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