6. What special precautions are necessary for collecting and handling specimens from tuberculosis patients?
8. Why do some culture reports for pathogenic mycobacteria require 6 or more weeks?
9. If you were caring for a patient with tuberculosis, what type of isolation precautions would you use?
10. In the United States, an acid-fast isolate from a patient with AIDS is most likely to be which mycobacterial species?
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