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Infections caused by mycobacteria 

Infections caused by mycobacteria
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Infections caused by mycobacteria
Author(s):

Philippa C. Matthews

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198737773.003.0003
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date: 10 December 2017

This chapter consists of short notes, diagrams, and tables to summarize infections caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) complex and Mycobacterium leprae. For ease of reference, each topic is broken down into sections, including classification, epidemiology, microbiology, pathophysiology, clinical syndromes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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