Mycobacteriosis (see Tuberculosis and other Mycobacterial Infections)

Bacterial Diseases
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Animals Involved

Many species of mammals, some birds

Known Distributions

Worldwide

Probable Means of Spreading

Environmental, mainly from water, and/or soil; infection common to people and animals

Clinical Manifestations in People

Soft­ tissue and bone infections; cervical lymphadenitis; pulmonary disease, often in immunocompromised or those with preexisting lung conditions; disseminated in immunocompromised, especially AIDS patients with uncontrolled disease

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