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Mycobacterium tuberculosis

"Mycobacterium tuberculosis" 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.

MeSH information
A species of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria that produces TUBERCULOSIS in humans, other primates, CATTLE; DOGS; and some other animals which have contact with humans. Growth tends to be in serpentine, cordlike masses in which the bacilli show a parallel orientation.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mycobacterium tuberculosis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Mycobacterium tuberculosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.