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Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Postby phuturephysician » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:52 pm

Isn't M. tuberculosis aerobic?
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Postby canalon » Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:21 pm

Yes it is. Considering the pathoogies it causes, the opposite would have been surprising.
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Re: Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Postby JorgeLobo » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:44 am

In culture - it's a strict aerobe.
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