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mycobacteriosis

Definitions

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  • n. infection by a mycobacterium

Etymologies

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mycobacterium +‎ -osis

Examples

  • But now, an epidemic of mycobacteriosis -- known as wasting disease -- is threatening Chesapeake Bay stripers and taking researchers by surprise.

    Stripers In Peril: Nearly 75 percent of Chesapeake Bay rockfish are infected with wasting disease

  • "Those problems include mycobacteriosis, overfishing of menhaden and poor water quality."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Many stripers caught in the Chesapeake are showing signs of malnutrition, and state biologists estimate that 60 percent have caught a bacterial infection, mycobacteriosis, which causes lesions and wasting in the fish.

    The Seattle Times

  • The experts pointed to a new syndrome called acupuncture mycobacteriosis, as needles are inserted up to several centimeters beneath the skin.

    Medindia Health News

  • There's also a new syndrome, called acupuncture mycobacteriosis, which can occur when contaminated items such as cotton swabs or towels come into contact with the needle-insertion point.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Possums, which have a lifespan of 15 years, can carry deadly diseases easily transmitted to humans, including Lyme disease, leptospirosis, rickettsia and mycobacteriosis, which can cause abscesses, fistulas, headaches, vomiting and renal failure.

    Australian Politics

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