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What is Mycobacterium kansasii?

What is Mycobacterium kansasii?

  • Mycobacterium kansasii: A form of mycobacterium.
  • Mycobacterium kansasii: A slow-growing, photochromogenic species that is the etiologic agent of a tuberculosis-like disease in humans and is frequently isolated from human pulmonary secretions or tubercles. The incidence of infection is sharply increased among immunocompromised individuals. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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Mycobacterium kansasii: Introduction

Types of Mycobacterium kansasii:

Broader types of Mycobacterium kansasii:

How serious is Mycobacterium kansasii?

Complications of Mycobacterium kansasii: see complications of Mycobacterium kansasii

What causes Mycobacterium kansasii?

Causes of Mycobacterium kansasii: see causes of Mycobacterium kansasii

What are the symptoms of Mycobacterium kansasii?

Symptoms of Mycobacterium kansasii: see symptoms of Mycobacterium kansasii

Complications of Mycobacterium kansasii: see complications of Mycobacterium kansasii

Can anyone else get Mycobacterium kansasii?

More information: see contagiousness of Mycobacterium kansasii
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mycobacterium kansasii

Mycobacterium kansasii: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mycobacterium kansasii.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mycobacterium kansasii.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mycobacterium kansasii: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mycobacterium kansasii.
Treatments for Mycobacterium kansasii: see treatments for Mycobacterium kansasii
Research for Mycobacterium kansasii: see research for Mycobacterium kansasii

Name of Mycobacterium kansasii

Main name of condition: Mycobacterium kansasii

Mycobacterium kansasii: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mycobacterium kansasii:


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