Acid-fast
Acid-fastness is a physical property of certain bacteria (and, less commonly, protozoa), specifically their resistance to decolorization by acids during staining procedures.Acid-fast organisms are eas...
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Mycobacterium gilvum
Mycobacterium gilvum is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycoba...
Mycobacterium lepraemurium
Mycobacterium lepraemurium is a causative agent of feline leprosy. It causes granulomatous lesions, characteristic of the Mycobacterium genus.
Gram-positive, nonmotile and strongly acid-fast rods...
Mycobacterium conceptionense
Mycobacterium conceptionense is a non pigmented rapidly growing mycobacterium was first isolated from wound liquid outflow, bone tissue biopsy, and excised skin tissue from a 31-year-old woman who suf...
Mycobacterium duvalii
Mycobacterium duvalii is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycob...
Mycobacterium chitae
Mycobacterium chitae is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycoba...
Mycobacterium wolinskyi
Mycobacterium wolinskyi is a rapidly growing mycobacterium most commonly seen in post-traumatic wound infections, especially those following open fractures and with associated osteomyelitis. Mycobact...
Mycobacterium gastri
Mycobacterium gastri is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycoba...
Nocardia
Nocardia is a genus of weakly staining Gram-positive, catalase-positive, rod-shaped bacteria. It forms partially acid-fast beaded branching filaments (acting as fungi, but being truly bacteria). It co...
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Mycobacterium houstonense
Mycobacterium houstonense is a member of the Mycobacterium fortuitum third biovariant complex. The specific epithet houstonense refers to Houston, Texas, where the first isolate of the M. fortuitum th...
Mycobacterium doricum
Mycobacterium doricum is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycob...
Nontuberculous mycobacteria
Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), also known as environmental mycobacteria, atypical mycobacteria and mycobacteria other than tuberculosis (MOTT), are mycobacteria which do not cause tuberculosis or ...
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Mycobacterium brumae
Mycobacterium brumae is a rapidly growing environmental mycobacterial species identified in 1993. Aside from one 2004 report of a catheter related bloodstream infection no other infections by this or...
Mycobacterium phlei
Mycobacterium phlei is an acid-fast bacteria of the genus Mycobacterium. They are named this way because they contain mycolic acids, which is also the reason that simple staining or Gram staining does...
Mycobacterium aubagnense
Mycobacterium aubagnense is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus my...
Mycobacterium hiberniae
Mycobacterium hiberniae is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus myc...
Mycobacterium alvei
Mycobacterium alvei is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycobac...
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis, MTB, or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past also called phthisis, phthisis pulmonalis, or consumption, is a widespread, and in many cases fatal, infectious disease caused by va...
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Mycobacterium bohemicum
Mycobacterium bohemicum is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus myc...
Mycobacterium liflandii
Mycobacterium liflandii has been isolated from Xenopus tropicalis and Xenopus laevis in a laboratory in the US and causes a Mycobacterium ulcerans-like disease in anurans.The taxonomic name has not be...
Mycobacterium kubicae
Mycobacterium kubicae is a Gram-positive, nonmotile and acid-fast bacterial species. Cells are typically rod-shaped, with some coccoid forms. Colonies of M. kubicae on solid media (specifically Middl...
Mycobacterium septicum
Mycobacterium septicum is a species of Mycobacterium.
Mycobacterium arupense
Mycobacterium arupense is a rapidly growing mycobacterium first isolated from soil and human sputum samples in Spain. Etymology: arupense, pertaining to the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experiment...
Mycobacterium murale
Mycobacterium murale
Gram-positive, nonmotile and acid-fast rods or coccobacilli (0.4-0.5 µm x 0.6-1.4 µm).Colony characteristicsSmooth and scotochromogenic colonies of saffron yellow co...
Mycobacterium pinnipedii
Mycobacterium pinnipedii is a member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex which primarily infects seals. It is a slowly growing Mycobacterium. The species is named after the Pinnipeds, the orga...
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum is a species of Mycobacterium.
Mycobacterium austroafricanum
Mycobacterium austroafricanum is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the gen...
Mycobacterium heckeshornense
Mycobacterium heckeshornense is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genu...
Mycobacterium microti
Mycobacterium microti
Gram-positive, nonmotile and acid-fast rods.Colony characteristicsPhysiologyDifferential characteristics
Mycobacterium caprae
Mycobacterium capraeType strain: strain spc-1 = gM-1 = ATCC BAA-824 = CIP 105776.Basonym: Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae Aranaz et al. 1999.Other synonym: Mycobacterium bovis subsp. caprae (...