Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 17th, 1995
A successful pathogen can gain entry into a susceptible host and subsequently multiply. Mycobacterium avium is a facultative intracellular pathogen that is capable of invading and replicating within macrophages, fibroblasts, endothelial cells and mucosal epithelial cells. M. tuberculosis is a respiratory pathogen that upon histopathologic sectioning of infected tissues may be found within lung macrophages.
In this study researcher L.E. Bermudez and colleagues...
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