Genotyping of human Mycobacterium kansasii isolates from Poland

  title={Genotyping of human Mycobacterium kansasii isolates from Poland},
  author={Małgorzata Proboszcz and Zofia Bakuła and Magda Modrzejewska and Aleksandra Safianowska and Justyna Kościuch and Rafał Krenke and Tomasz Jagielski},
Mycobacterium kansasii is a slow-growing nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) which causes pulmonary diseases. It is one of the most frequent NTM pathogens isolated from clinical samples. The heterogeneity within the M. kansasii species may have important pathogenic and clinical implications. Of the 7 currently recognized M. kansasii genotypes, types I and II are most prevalent and have been associated with human disease. The aim of the study was to investigate the distribution of M. kansasii… CONTINUE READING

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