atypical mycobacteria

atypical mycobacteria

species of Mycobacterium orther than M. tuberculosis that cause infections in both healthy and immunosuppressed people. Examples are M. marinum, M. avium, M. intracellulare, M. fortuitum, M. chelonei, M. kansasi, and M. ulcerans.

a·typ·i·cal my·co·bac·te·ri·a

(ā-tip'i-kăl mī'kō-bak-tēr'ē-ă)
Species of mycobacteria other than M. tuberculosis or M. bovis that can cause disease in immunocompromised humans.

a·typ·i·cal my·co·bac·te·ri·a

(ā-tip'i-kăl mī'kō-bak-tēr'ē-ă)
Species of Mycobacterium other than M. tuberculosis that cause infections in both healthy and immunosuppressed people.
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Contract notice: Bando exploratory to know if the market offers a complete analytical system necessary for the research of cystic fibrosis and its mutations and for the identification of atypical mycobacteria with technique in molecular biology.
Peritoneal catheter exit site infections caused by rapidly-growing atypical mycobacteria.
Environmental mycobacteria also referred to as atypical mycobacteria or non tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are common saprophytes in all natural ecosystems, such as water, soil, food and dust (1-3).
Because our medical center serves a population with a low prevalence of disseminated active tuberculosis, most isolates represent atypical mycobacteria isolated from immunocompromised patients with very low CD4 cell counts.
But the MIC value of fusidic acid on atypical mycobacteria strains ranged between 32-128 mg/l dosages [12].
Key words: atypical mycobacteria, extrinsic allergic alveolitis, hot tub, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, metalworking fluids, Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium immunogenum, nontuberculous mycobacteria, occupational lung disease.
Pink Sheets: IFEC), a biotechnology company, has received notification from Professor Wolfgang Pfister of the University of Jena in Germany that the Infectech methodology for the classical identification of atypical Mycobacteria was achieved 14.
VIGAMOX(TM) solution will now have an additional 22 pathogens added to the in vitro efficacy section of its package insert, including atypical mycobacteria (Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium marinum, and Propionibacterium acnes).
Atypical mycobacteria in extrapulmonary disease among children.
Among the 33 atypical mycobacteria, identification was concordant for 19 mycobacteria, including 11 M.
Dual infection with atypical mycobacteria and Mycobacterium tuberculosis causing cervical lymphadenopathy in a child.
These include sarcoidosis, Wegener disease, fungal infections, tuberculosis, and atypical mycobacteria.

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