TITLE

Role of Mycobacterium avium catalase-peroxidase (KatG) in the pathogenesis of MAC disease in HIV patients

AUTHOR(S)
Latawa, Romica; Wanchu, Ajay; Verma, Indu
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
BMC Infectious Diseases;2012 Supplement, Vol. 12 Issue Supplment 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on the role of Mycobacterium avium catalase-peroxidase (KatG) in the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium avium complex MAC disease in HIV patients. The study analyzes the catalase activity in MAC isolates in context to CD4 counts and clinical presentation of mycobacterial disease in HIV patients. It also reveals the relations of the mycobacterial isolates catalase activity to CD4 counts.
ACCESSION #
76592289

 

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