Tb Bacteria Survive In Amoebae Found In Soil

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By Admin on Jan 22, 2020 at 4:19 AM
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    Scientists have discovered that the bacterium which causes bovine TB can survive and grow in small, single-celled organisms found in soil and dung. It is believed that originally the bacterium evolved to survive in these single-celled organisms known as amoebae and in time progressed to infect and cause TB in larger animals such as cattle.

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