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Mycobacterium avium

"Mycobacterium avium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A bacterium causing tuberculosis in domestic fowl and other birds. In pigs, it may cause localized and sometimes disseminated disease. The organism occurs occasionally in sheep and cattle. It should be distinguished from the M. avium complex, which infects primarily humans.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mycobacterium avium" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mycobacterium avium" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1995
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