Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Known as: Mycobacterium tuberculosis typus humanus, tuberculosis mycobacterium, tuberculosis bacillus 
A species of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria that produces TUBERCULOSIS in humans, other primates, CATTLE; DOGS; and some other animals which have… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Global control of tuberculosis is hampered by slow, insensitive diagnostic methods, particularly for the detection of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Interferon-γ is key in limiting Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Here we show that vaccination triggered an accelerated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Mycobacterium tuberculosis remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Studies have reported human pathogens to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Molecular typing based on 12 loci containing variable numbers of tandem repeats of mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The incidence of tuberculosis has been increasing substantially on a worldwide basis over the past decade, but no tuberculosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an intracellular pathogen persisting within phagosomes through interference with phagolysosome… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Little is known about the biochemical environment in phagosomes harboring an infectious agent. To assess the state of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mycobacterium tuberculosis claims more human lives each year than any other bacterial pathogen. Infection is maintained in spite… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Tuberculosis, a major health problem in developing countries, has reemerged in recent years in many industrialized countries. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been shown to be a powerful epidemiologic tool. We propose a standardized… (More)
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