Mycobacterium abscessus

Known as: Mycobacterium chelonae subsp. abscessus, Mycobacterium chelonei subsp. abscessus 
A species of aerobic, Gram positive, rod shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Actinobacteria. This species is acid-fast, nonmotile, does not reduce… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Mycobacterium abscessus is a rapidly growing Mycobacterium causing a wide spectrum of clinical syndromes. It now is recognized as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Increasing numbers of individuals with cystic fibrosis are becoming infected with the multidrug-resistant non… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
RATIONALE Mycobacterium massiliense has been recognized as a separate species from Mycobacterium abscessus; however, little is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The names 'Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus' and 'Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. massiliense', proposed by Leao et al… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium bolletii, and Mycobacterium massiliense (Mycobacterium abscessus sensu lato) are closely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Although nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are recognized pathogens in cystic fibrosis (CF), associations with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mycobacterium abscessus is an emerging rapidly growing mycobacterium (RGM) causing a pseudotuberculous lung disease to which… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mycobacterium abscessus is the most common cause of rapidly growing mycobacterial chronic lung disease. Recently, two new M… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Mycobacterium abscessus infections tend to respond poorly to macrolide-based chemotherapy, even though the organisms appear to be… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Mycobacterium abscessus is the most pathogenic and chemotherapy-resistant rapid-growing mycobacterium. It is commonly associated… (More)
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