26) This acid fast bacillus can produce a transient colonization in asymptomatic individuals.
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26) This acid fast bacillus can produce a transient colonization in asymptomatic individuals. It generally causes

active disease when immune function is weakened or preexisting pulmonary disease exists. It is a common opportunistic infection in AIDS patients in whom it may also cause intestinal infections and spread to other organs.

a) Mycobacterium tuberculosis

b) Mycobacterium leprae

c) Mycobacterium avium

d) Clostridium botulinum

e) Vibrio cholera

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