What is Mycobacterium?

Mycobacterium is a genus which includes various species. Most common being M tuberculosis which causes tuberculosis. M leprae causes leprosy.Several of species are associated with infections in immunocompromised people, especially those with AIDS.

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My wife's endometrial sample HPE shows normal proliferative phase with no TB. But molecular study shows mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA...

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Am 26yrs old weighing 63kgs.
Below is my health history.
* Before 5 months it just started as a hip pain on one side and later pain...

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My mother's age is 48. In december 2015 she had her uterus removed and umbilical hernia repaired in a single surgery. After about a...

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Suspicious of Atypical mycobacterial infection.

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