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what are miscellaneous bacteria?

bacteria that can't be stained with Gram's method or can't be cultured by standard methods.

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examples of miscellaneous bacteria

mycobacterium spp.
spirochaetes.
chlamydia/ chlamydophila

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acid and alcohol fast bacilli

bacteria resistant to decolourisation by acid or alcohol after staining with a specific stain

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bacterium that causes tuberculosis

mycobacterium tuberculosis

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non-tuberculosi mycobacterium examples

leprosy-mycobacterium leprae

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spirochaetes

cause syphilis, Lyme disease, leptospirosis

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chlamydia

caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis

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how miscellaneous bacteria are diagnosed

serology
nucleic acid amplification tests