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Environment and Mycobacteria (Coordinator: R. Santos)

click here to read the paper Adekambi T., Ben Salah S., Khlif M., Raoult D., Drancourt M. Survival of environmental mycobacteria in Acanthamoeba polyphaga. Appl.Environ. Microbiol. 72:5974-5981, 2006.
 click here to read the paper Bland C.S., Ireland J.M., Lozano E., Alvarez M.E., Primm T.P. Mycobacterial ecology of the Rio Grande. Appl.Environ.Microbiol. 71:5719-5727, 2005.
 click here to read the paperFalkinham J.O., III. Mycobacterial aerosols and respiratory disease. Emerg.Infect.Dis. 9:763-767, 2003.

click here to read the paper Hilborn E.D., Covert T.C., Yakrus M.A., Harris S.I., Donnelly S.F., Rice E.W., Toney S., Bailey S.A., Stelma G.N.,Jr. Persistence of nontuberculous mycobacteria in a drinking water system after addition of filtration treatment. Appl.Environ.Microbiol. 72:5864-5869, 2006.

click here to read the paper Norby B, Fosgate GT, Manning EJ, Collins MT, Roussel AJ. Environmental mycobacteria in soil and water on beef ranches: association between presence of cultivable mycobacteria and soil and water physicochemical characteristics. Vet Microbiol. 124:153-15, 92007.
 click here to read the paperPrimm T.P., Lucero C.A., Falkinham J.O., III. Health impacts of environmental mycobacteria. Clin.Microbiol.Rev. 17:98-106, 2004.

click here to read the paper J.H. Shin J.H., Lee E.J., Lee H.R., Ryu S.M. Kim H.R., Chang C.L., Kim Y.J. Lee J.N.  Prevalence, characteristics, and molecular epidemiology of macrolide and fluoroquinolone resistance in clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae at five tertiary-care hospitals in Korea. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 51:2625-2627, 2007.
 click here to read the paper Vaerewijck M.J., Huys G., Palomino J.C., Swings J. Portaels F. Mycobacteria in drinking water distribution systems: ecology and significance for human health. FEMS Microbiol.Rev. 29:911-34, 2005.