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bacillary

[′bas·ə‚ler·ē]
(microbiology)
Rod-shaped.
Produced by, pertaining to, or resembling bacilli.
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Although DM was found associated with greater bacillary load among sputum smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients, this difference was not statistically significant.
A previous study displayed that the sensitivity of GenoType MTBDR plus for detection of MTB increased as the smear grade increased, reflecting an association between assay sensitivity and sputum bacillary burden.
Larvae from all four bivalve species showed the classic clinical signs of bacillary necrosis 24 h after exposure to V.
Predominant factors affecting sputum smear conversion were low resistance, raised initial bacillary load, decreased hemoglobin level, and long duration of symptoms at the time of diagnosis.
In terms of the aetiology in PI-IBS group, thirteen patients were bacillary dysentery (27.
Cats associated with cat-scratch disease are highly likely to be bacteremic with Bartonella henselae; however, even 28% of cats without known associations to cat-scratch disease or bacillary angiomatosis have Bartonella henselae bacteremia [7].
The mean bacillary index was higher in nerve biopsies than the skin biopsies13.
Skin lesions of secondary syphilis in patients with HIV may have varied appearance that mimic other diseases like cutaneous lymphomas, mycobacterial infections, bacillary angiomatosis, fungal infections or Kaposi's sarcoma (6).
5,6) The differential diagnosis should include hemangioma, bacillary angiomatosis, peripheral giant cell granuloma, peripheral ossifying fibroma, and some malignancies, such as Kaposi sarcoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and achromic melanoma.
sup][2] We feel, the initial smear negativity in our patient could be due to dilution of sputum by secondary bacterial infection or the initial bacillary concentration was below the detectable limit for smear microscopy.