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Causes of Mycobacterial infections

Primary Cause of Mycobacterial infections

The primary cause of Mycobacterial infections is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious disease. Some subtypes of this disease are contagious - spread easily between people, while other subtypes are infectious - transmitted by a pathogenic organism.

Mycobacterial infections Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Mycobacterial infections:

Mycobacterial infections: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Mycobacterial infections, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Mycobacterial infections:

Mycobacterial infections: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Mycobacterial infections: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Mycobacterial infections:

Causes of Broader Categories of Mycobacterial infections: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Mycobacterial infections as a symptom:

Conditions listing Mycobacterial infections as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Mycobacterial infections. Our database lists the following as having Mycobacterial infections as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Mycobacterial infections?

Causes: Mycobacterial infections: Many of these agents are ubiquitous and are found in soil, food, water, and animals. Most infections appear to be acquired by ingestion, aspiration, or inoculation of the organisms from these natural sources. (Source: excerpt from Other Mycobacterium Species: DBMD)

Related information on causes of Mycobacterial infections:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Mycobacterial infections may be found in:


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