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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Recurrent mycobacterial infections
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Accession:HP:0011274 term browser browse the term
Definition:Increased susceptibility to mycobacterial infections, as manifested by recurrent episodes of mycobacterial infection.
Comment:Mycobacteria represent a family of slowly growing bacteria, including M. tuberculosis, the agent of tuberculosis, M. leprae, the agent of leprosy, M. avium complex species, and others. Mycobacteria infection can be asymptomatic or not, and are typically difficult to treat with antibiotics.
Synonyms:xref: UMLS:C4023438

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the immune system 0
        Abnormality of immune system physiology 0
          Unusual infection 0
            Recurrent infections 0
              Recurrent bacterial infections 0
                Recurrent mycobacterial infections 0
                  Recurrent mycobacterium avium complex infections 0
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