Mycobacterium triplex

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Mycobacterium triplex is a species of Mycobacterium.[1]

It is closely related to Mycobacterium genavense.[2]

It causes disease in immunocompromised patients.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Floyd, MM; Guthertz, LS; Silcox, VA; Duffey, PS; Jang, Y; Desmond, EP; Crawford, JT; Butler, WR (December 1996). "Characterization of an SAV organism and proposal of Mycobacterium triplex sp. nov". J. Clin. Microbiol. 34 (12): 2963–7. PMC 229442. PMID 8940431. 
  2. ^ http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/full/55/3/1101/F3
  3. ^ Piersimoni C, Zitti P, Mazzarelli G, Mariottini A, Nista D, Zallocco D. Mycobacterium triplex pulmonary disease in immunocompetent host. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Oct.