Simultaneous detection of Mycobacterium bovis and M. tuberculosis in an apparentlyimmunocompetent patient
Bar-Gal, Gila Kahila
Greenblatt, Charles L.
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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 sequential sputum sampling and isolation of M. tuberculosis and M. bovis using a reverse dot blot (RDB) assay.