Novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex pathogen, M. mungi

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dc.contributor.author Alexander, Kathleen A.
dc.contributor.author Laver, Pete N.
dc.contributor.author Michel, Anita Luise
dc.contributor.author Williams, Mark C.
dc.contributor.author Van Helden, Paul David
dc.contributor.author Warren, Robin M.
dc.contributor.author Gey van Pittius, Nicolaas C.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-28T07:53:31Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-28T07:53:31Z
dc.date.issued 2010-08
dc.description.abstract Seven outbreaks involving increasing numbers of banded mongoose troops and high death rates have been documented. We identified a Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex pathogen, M. mungi sp. nov., as the causative agent among banded mongooses that live near humans in Chobe District, Botswana. Host spectrum and transmission dynamics remain unknown. en
dc.identifier.citation Alexander, KA, Laver, PN, Michel, AL, Williams, M, Van Helden, PD, Warren, RM & Gey van Pittius, NC 2010, 'Novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Pathogen, M. mungi', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 16, no. 8, pp. 1296-1299. [www.cdc.gov/eid] en
dc.identifier.issn 1080-6059
dc.identifier.other 10.3201/eid1608.100314
dc.identifier.other 55978917900
dc.identifier.other N-8996-2014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/14934
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention en
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dc.rights Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention en
dc.subject Complex en
dc.subject.lcsh Mongooses -- Botswana en
dc.subject.lcsh Mycobacterium tuberculosis en
dc.title Novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex pathogen, M. mungi en
dc.type Article en


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