Mycobacterium avium complex


Mycobacterium avium complex

Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is a group of genetically related bacteria belonging to the genus Mycobacterium. It includes Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare.[1][2]

Some sources also include Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP).[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ LOIS WHITE (7 July 2004). FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING. Cengage Learning. pp. 1298–. ISBN 9781401826925. http://books.google.com/books?id=xSFunA58p8gC&pg=PA1298. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Disease Listing, Mycobacterium avium Complex, Tech Info | CDC Bacterial, Mycotic Diseases". http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/mycobacteriumavium_t.htm. Retrieved 2010-11-04. 
  3. ^ Peter Irving; David Rampton; Fergus Shanahan (21 July 2006). Clinical dilemmas in inflammatory bowel disease. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 36–. ISBN 9781405133777. http://books.google.com/books?id=mc5xDyUtNAQC&pg=PA36. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 

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