Mycobacterium tuberculosis- An Overview

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Habitat of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Human is only a known reservoir. Usually found in the lungs but can also live in any part of the body. They may be obligate pathogen, facultative or opportunistic pathogens, or free living. Usually infect the mono-nuclear phagocytes. Can also be infected by the consumption of unpasteurized milk. Can survive for weeks in the dust, on …

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