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  • n. Plural form of mycobacterium.

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  • n.pl. A group of rod-shaped bacteria, some saprophytic or causing diseases.

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  • n. rod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases

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Examples

  • And again, what research I have read doesn't indicate that many forms of resistance in mycobacteria are the results of SOS

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  • And again, what research I have read doesn't indicate that many forms of resistance in mycobacteria are the results of SOS, as I've specifically mentioned (Streptomycin particularly).

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  • TB and leprosy, whilst seemingly very different diseases, are both caused by rod-shaped, aerobic bacteria known as mycobacteria; TB is caused by M. tuberculosis; leprosy by M. leprae.

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  • TB and leprosy, whilst seemingly very different diseases, are both caused by rod-shaped, aerobic bacteria known as mycobacteria; TB is caused by

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  • Tuberculosis is an infection that often can become deadly Tuberculosis is caused by the bacteria known as mycobacteria

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  • PCR also permits identification of non-cultivatable or slow-growing microorganisms such as mycobacteria, anaerobic bacteria, or viruses from tissue culture assays and animal models.

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  • Some micro-organisms such as mycobacteria, poliovirus, fungal spores and not least prions are particularly resistant to inactivation.

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  • Some micro-organisms such as mycobacteria, poliovirus, fungal spores and not least prions are particularly resistant to inactivation, "he said.

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  • The Microbiology Laboratory is a complete diagnostic lab that performs testing for a full range of human pathogens including aerobic and anaerobic bacteria; yeasts and molds; blood, tissue, and enteric parasites; and mycobacteria.

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  • Like cancer cells, mycobacteria—the germs that cause tuberculosis—also became resistant to antibiotics if the drugs were used singly.

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  • Hands off! Get your own cobacteria!

    November 17, 2011