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frequency of tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacteria in hiv infected patients from bogota, colombia.the prevalence of infections by mycobacterium tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacterium species in the hiv-infected patient population in colombia was uncertain despite some pilot studies. we determined the frequency of isolation of mycobacterium tuberculosis and of non-tuberculous mycobacterium species in diverse body fluids of hiv-infected patients in bogota, colombia.200111722797
[mycobacteria-hiv/aids association in patients attending a teaching-hospital in bogotá, colombia].evaluating the frequency of mycobacterium infection in an hiv-positive population and its influence on medium-term survival, along with clinical and epidemiological factors associated with co-infection.200717502967
molecular features of mycobacterium avium human isolates carrying a single copy of is1245 and is1311 per genome.human clinical isolates of the mycobacterium avium complex, from hospitals in bogotá, were studied using a wide range of molecular tests including pcr restriction-enzyme analysis (pra) of the hsp65 gene. up to 21 of the isolates were identified as m. avium pra variant iii (mav iii), a variant obtained only from isolates on the american continent. in contrast to previous reports, restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis using is1245 and is1311 showed a single copy for each insertion sequ ...200717559402
avian tuberculosis of zoonotic importance at a zoo on the bogotá andean plateau (sabana), colombia.given that exposure to captive wild animals at circuses or zoos can be a source of zoonotic infection, a case and control study was carried out with a collection of exotic fowl at a zoo in bogotá, colombia. the presence of mycobacterium avium-ii was directly related to the death of birds kept in the original enclosure, and of 50% of a group of sentinel birds. failure to detect the organism in a control group of birds outside the enclosure indicated that the infection was limited to the original ...200919881922
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