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[myco- + bacterium] A genus of slender, acid-fast, nonmotile, non-spore-forming bacilli of the family Mycobacteriaceae, which includes the causative agents of tuberculosis and leprosy. Species include M. africanum, M. avium intracellulare, M. bovis, M. chelonei, M. fortuitum, M. gastri, M. gordonae, M. kansasii, M. marinum, M. scrofulaceum, M. terrae, M. triviale, M. smegmatis, and M. xenopi.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Mycobacterium." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747758/8/Mycobacterium.
Mycobacterium. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747758/8/Mycobacterium. Accessed December 14, 2019.
Mycobacterium. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747758/8/Mycobacterium
Mycobacterium [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 14]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747758/8/Mycobacterium.
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