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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… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an intracellular pathogen persisting within phagosomes through interference with phagolysosome… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In response to the need for rapid, inexpensive, high-throughput assays for antimycobacterial drug screening, a microplate-based… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Understanding the immunological mechanisms of protection and pathogenesis in tuberculosis remains problematic. We have examined… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been shown to be a powerful epidemiologic tool. We propose a standardized… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Tuberculosis, a major health problem in developing countries, has reemerged in recent years in many industrialized countries. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Control of tuberculosis is threatened by widespread emergence of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Understanding the… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
TUBERCULOSIS is responsible for one in four of all avoidable adult deaths in developing countries1. Increased frequency and… Expand