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The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see .(1)
disease, acid-fast bacilli, diagnostic medicine, Kinyoun stain, Lowenstein-Jensen media, microbiology, mycobacteria, mycobacteriology, pathology competencies, tuberculosis
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