Mycobacteriology William H. Benjamin, Jr. William H. Benjamin, PhD Department of Pathology UAB. Mycobacteria sp. Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) Mycolic acids (C78 - 91) Waxes Obligate aerobes Slow growing days to weeks to form colonies 18 hour doubling time for M. tuberculosis.
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William H. Benjamin, PhD
Department of Pathology
Examples of high prevalence countries
Primary active TB
Blood mixed with Mtb antigen
Detect Mtb specific INF-g release
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M. tuberculosis direct smear
AFB Cultures at UAB
Diagnostic M. tuberculosis Cultures
Number of Patients Each Species of Mycobacteria
Were Isolated from at UAB 2000 to 2010