M. tuberculosis


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M. tuberculosis,

n the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis, generally a respiratory infection in man; nonrespiratory tuberculosis is considered an indicator disease for AIDS. See also tuberculosis.
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His primary research interests are the molecular epidemiology of M.
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Two years ago, Brigitte Gicquel and her colleagues at the Pasteur Institute in Paris became the first researchers to identify a specific gene affecting how infectious M.
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