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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leprae es un patogeno intracelular obligado, acido-alcohol resistente, mide 8 x 0,3 micras, pertenece al orden Actinomycetal, familia Mycobacteriaceae, genero Mycobacterium, especie leprae.
Mycobacteria are Gram-positive aerobic bacteria belonging to the family Mycobacteriaceae and are one of several mycolic-acid-containing genera within the order Actinomycetales (17,29).
The Only genus of bacteria in the family Mycobacteriaceae. In 1882, German scientist Robert Koch reported the discovery of a bacillus from the lung tubercles that caused tuberculosis.