Mycobacteriaceae


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Mycobacteriaceae

[‚mī·kō‚bak·tir·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of bacteria in the order Actinomycetales; acid-fast, aerobic rods form a filamentous or myceliumlike growth.
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El Map tiene disminuida actividad quimiotactica, resiste en gran parte la lisis quimica y enzimatica de la fagocitosis, Mycobacteriaceae, a la que pertenecen ademas quince especies patogenas para el hombre, entre ellas las mas conocidas, Mycobacterium tuberculosis agente causal de la tuberculosis; Mycobacterium leprae que causa la lepra; Mycobacterium bovis causante de la tuberculosis bovina; Mycobacterium ulcerans causante de la ulcera Buruli; y Mycobacterium avium que por consiguiente mantienen la infeccion subclinica cronica (3).
Orf--A widespread disease of sheep and goats caused primarily by a virus and secondarily by a bacterial organism, Fusiformis necrophorus, family Mycobacteriaceae.
Tuberculosis, a disease caused by acid- and alcohol-fast bacilli of the family Mycobacteriaceae (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium microti, and Mycobacterium africanum), is one of the earliest diseases known to affect humans.