Infectious Disease Book

Acid Fast Bacteria



Aka: Mycobacteria, Mycobacterium
  1. Organisms
    1. Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    2. Mycobacterium marinum
    3. Mycobacterium Avium Complex
    4. Mycobacterium bovis
    5. Mycobacterium scrofulaceum
    6. Mycobacterium ulcerans
    7. Mycobacterium leprae (Leprosy, Hansen's Bacillus)

Genus Mycobacterium (C0026912)

Definition (NCI_CDISC) Any bacteria that is not assigned to the species level but can be assigned to the Mycobacterium genus level.
Definition (NCI) A genus of acid-fast Gram-positive, aerobic and nonmotile bacteria in the phylum Actinobacteria.
Definition (MSH) A genus of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria. Most species are free-living in soil and water, but the major habitat for some is the diseased tissue of warm-blooded hosts.
Definition (CSP) genus of gram positive, aerobic bacteria; most species are free living in soil and water, but the major habitat for some is the diseased tissue of warm blooded hosts.
Concepts Bacterium (T007)
MSH D009161
SnomedCT 25714003, 243368001
LNC LP16746-7
English Mycobacterium, MYCOBACT, mycobacterium, Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896, Mycobacterium (living organism) (organism), MYCOBACTERIUM, Mycobacterium, NOS, Mycobacterium (living organism) [Ambiguous], Mycobacterium (organism), Genus Mycobacterium (organism), Mycobacteria, Genus Mycobacterium
Swedish Mycobacterium
Spanish Micobacterium, Mycobacterium (organismo), género Mycobacterium, Mycobacterium (organismo vivo), Mycobacterium (concepto no activo), micobacteria, Mycobacterium, género Mycobacterium (organismo)
Czech Mycobacterium
Finnish Mykobakteeri
Polish Mycobacterium, Prątki
Norwegian Mycobacterium
French Mycobacterium
German Mycobacterium
Italian Mycobacterium
Dutch Mycobacterium
Portuguese Mycobacterium
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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