Genotypic Characterization of Drug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Non- Tuberculous Mycobacteria in Clinical Samples from Presumptive Residents in Rivers State, Nigeria

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Genotypic Characterization of Drug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Non- Tuberculous Mycobacteria in Clinical Samples from Presumptive Residents in Rivers State, Nigeria

September 12, 2021 Medicine and Medical Science 0

Tuberculosis is a life-threatening infectious illness that kills the majority of people throughout the world. Coughing, fever, night sweats, and weight loss are all symptoms of tuberculosis, which is caused by the pathology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Non-Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacterium from the genus Mycobacteria, can sometimes mimic tuberculosis infection in immunocompromised and comorbid people. The identification of these bacteria is crucial for tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment.

 

Author (S) Details

G. Mac-Fiberesima
South-South Tuberculosis Zonal Reference Laboratory Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.

D. Abbey
Department of Medical Microbiology Rivers State University, Nigeria.

K. Wachukwu
Department of Medical Microbiology Rivers State University, Nigeria.

Azuonwu
Department of Medical Microbiology Rivers State University, Nigeria.

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