Mycobacterium shimoidei

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Mycobacterium shimoidei is a slowly growing non-pigmented species of mycobacteria. It is rarely associated with lung disease in humans. It was first isolated in 1975.[1]


  1. ^ Koukila-Kähkölä, P; Paulin L; Brander E; et al. (October 2000). "Characterisation of a new isolate of Mycobacterium shimoidei from Finland". Journal of Medical Microbiology. 49 (10): 937–940. doi:10.1099/0022-1317-49-10-937. PMID 11023191. 

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