"Mycobacterium canettii" isolated from a human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient: First case recognized in the United States

Akos Somoskovi, Jillian Dormandy, Andrew R. Mayrer, Martin Carter, Nancy Hooper, Max Salfinger

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Abstract

We report the first case of tuberculosis caused by "Mycobacterium canettii" recognized in the United States. The pathogen was isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid of a 30-year-old Sudanese refugee.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-257
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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