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MDR tuberculosis and non-compliance with therapy
The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis is a worldwide public health problem. We reported a case of pulmonary MDR tuberculosis in a 41-year-old man with diabetes from the West Bank, Palestine. 1 The bacteria ...
Simultaneous detection of Mycobacterium bovis and M. tuberculosis in an apparentlyimmunocompetent patient
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2013-09-17)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis remains the main cause of human tuberculosis (TB), with an unknown proportion of cases caused by M. bovis. Here we describe a case of pulmonary TB caused by mixed infection as studied from ...
Evolutionary changes in the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the human genome from 9000 years BP until modern times
The demonstration of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA in ancient skeletons gives researchers an insight into its evolution. Findings of the last two decades sketched the biological relationships between the various species ...