Mycobacterium africanum

A species of Mycobacterium that is a member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. It is most commonly found in West African countries and causes… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Human tuberculosis (TB) in West Africa is not only caused by M. tuberculosis but also by bacteria of the two lineages… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND There is considerable variability in the outcome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. We hypothesized that… (More)
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2004
2004
Mycobacterium africanum is thought to comprise a unique species within the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. M. africanum has… (More)
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2004
2004
Five Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates in California were identified as M. africanum by spoligotyping, single… (More)
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2003
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2003
The present update on the global distribution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex spoligotypes provides both the octal and… (More)
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2003
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2003
The classical Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MtbC) subspecies include Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium africanum… (More)
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1997
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1997
In an attempt to characterize an unusual mycobacterial strain isolated from a 2-year-old Somali patient with lymphadenitis, we… (More)
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1997
1997
Mycobacterium africanum is a pathogen found in tuberculosis patients in certain parts of Africa and is a member of the… (More)
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1991
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1991
In this study we established the usefulness of DNA fingerprinting for the epidemiology of tuberculosis on the basis of the DNA… (More)
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1985
1985
Deoxyribonucleic acids (DNAs) of selected strains of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, including strains of M… (More)
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