I. Olsen, R. G. Barletta, C. O. Thoen

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10 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780813812373
StatePublished - May 12 2010


  • Covalently attached molecules of cell wall core of mycobacteria - peptidoglycan, arabinogalactan, mycolic acid
  • M. tuberculosis - inducing tuberculin skin sensitivity
  • Mycobacteria pathogenicity - multifactorial phenomenon
  • Mycobacterial proteins, protein complexes - important role in pathogenesis
  • Mycobacterium
  • Mycobacterium leprae - chronic granulomatous disease
  • Tuberculosis - causing death in humans

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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Olsen, I., Barletta, R. G., & Thoen, C. O. (2010). Mycobacterium. In Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals: Fourth Edition (pp. 113-132). Wiley-Blackwell.