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Mycobacterium kansasii

MeSH ID: D019909

DEFINITION: A slow-growing, photochromogenic species that is the etiologic agent of a tuberculosis-like disease in humans and is frequently isolated from human pulmonary secretions or tubercles. The incidence of infection is sharply increased among immunocompromised individuals. (Dorland, 28th ed)

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chemistry [Q000737] ; classification [Q000145] ; cytology [Q000166] ; drug effects [Q000187] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; genetics [Q000235] ; growth & development [Q000254] ; immunology [Q000276] ; isolation & purification [Q000302] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; pathogenicity [Q000472] ; physiology [Q000502] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; ultrastructure [Q000648] ; virology [Q000821]

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