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What does M stand for?

M stands for Mycobacterium

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Mycobacterium abscessus was first isolated from gluteal abscesses in a 62-year-old patient who had injured her knee as a child and had a disseminated infection 48 years later.
Topics include mycobacteria strain variation and evolution, hyper viral and mycobacterium tuberculosis, electron transport and respiration in mycobacteria, novel paradigms of complex lipid biosynthetic mycobacterium tuberculosis, repair of DNA,, oxygen nitric oxide and carbon monoxide signaling, sulfur metabolism in mycobacteria, the eukaryotic-like serine/threonine protein kinase family, and specialized proteins secretion systems of mycobacteria.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- A study completed by Japanese researchers and published in the December 1993 edition of The Journal of Clinical Microbiology reported that Gen-Probe's Amplified Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Direct Test (MTD) is more sensitive and specific than the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in detecting the presence or absence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in samples taken directly from patients.