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Types of Mycobacterial infections

Mycobacterial infections: Types list

The list of types of Mycobacterial infections mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion:

Mycobacterium avium complex and M. kansasii (usually associated with pneumonia or disseminated infection) are the leading causes of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in humans. Other causes include M. malmoense, M. simiae, M.szulgai, M. xenopi (associated with pneumonia); M.scrofulaceum (associated with lymphadenitis); M. abscessus, M. chelonae, M. haemophilum, M. ulcerans (skin and soft tissue infections). In some areas of the tropics, Buruli ulcer disease caused by infection with M.ulcerans is a common cause of severe morbidity and disability. (Source: excerpt from Other Mycobacterium Species: DBMD)

Mycobacterial infections: Related Disease Topics

More general medical disease topics related to Mycobacterial infections include:

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