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not easily decolorized by acid solutions

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Bronchial fluid was negative in acid-fast bacillus staining.
(3) In 1953, Moore and Frerichs (4) recovered a novel acid-fast bacillus from a knee abscess and subsequently named it M abscessus; and in 1972, Stanford et al (5) published their findings regarding an RGM isolate from postinjection abscess outbreaks.
Value of examining three acid-fast bacillus sputum smears for removal of patients suspected of having tuberculosis from the "airborne precautions" category.
She was then moved to the ICU where she underwent a bronchoscopy, and a bronchoalveolar lavage sample was positive for acid-fast bacillus. The diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection was made, and she was started on rifampicin, ethambutol, pyrazinamide, moxifloxacin, and amikacin.
On the basis of phenotypic and genotypic data, we consider the unknown acid-fast bacillus to represent a novel species of the genus Mycobacterium, for which the name M.