Genomes and Genes
Summary: So-called atypical species of the genus MYCOBACTERIUM. They are also called tuberculoid bacilli, i.e.: M. buruli, M. chelonae, M. duvalii, M. flavescens, M. fortuitum, M. gilvum, M. gordonae, M. intracellulare (see MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX;), M. kansasii, M. marinum, M. obuense, M. scrofulaceum, M. szulgai, M. terrae, M. ulcerans, M. xenopi.
Publications182 found, 100 shown here
- A tattooed butterfly as a vector of atypical MycobacteriaRonni Wolf
Department of Dermatology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, The Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
J Am Acad Dermatol 48:S73-4. 2003We report the first case of cutaneous inoculation of atypical Mycobacteria secondary to tattooing...
- Taxonomic variation in the Mycobacterium fortuitum third biovariant complex: description of Mycobacterium boenickei sp. nov., Mycobacterium houstonense sp. nov., Mycobacterium neworleansense sp. nov. and Mycobacterium brisbanense sp. nov. and recognition Mark F Schinsky
Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1653-67. 2004..n = 1) and Mycobacterium brisbanense sp. nov. (n = 1), with type strains ATCC 49935T (= W5998T = DSM 44677T), ATCC 49403T (= W5198T = DSM 44676T) ATCC 49404T (= W6705T = DSM 44679T) and ATCC 49938T (= W6743T = DSM 44680T), respectively...
- [A case of Mycobacterium abscessus pulmonary infection; effectiveness of clarithromycin, amikacin and imipenem/cilastatin]Yusuke Shikama
Respiratory Disease Center
Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 44:800-6. 2006..Acid-fast-bacilli were present in a smear from the bath room drain. However, to confirm the infectious routes, longer observation is needed. Moreover, serum amyloid protein A and ESR were useful markers to estimate the clinical course...
- Atypical mycobacteria infection following tattooing: review of an outbreak in 8 patients in a French tattoo parlorNicolas Kluger
Arch Dermatol 144:941-2. 2008
- Vertebral osteomyelitis caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteriaG Petitjean
Clin Microbiol Infect 10:951-3. 2004..No consensus guidelines for the treatment of these infections exist. Prolonged anti-mycobacterial therapy in combination with surgical debridement is recommended...
- Non-tuberculous mycobacteria: patterns of isolation. A multi-country retrospective surveyN Martin-Casabona
Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Vail d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:1186-93. 2004....
- Biofilm formation and dispersal and the transmission of human pathogensLuanne Hall-Stoodley
Center for Genomic Sciences, Allegheny Singer Research Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
Trends Microbiol 13:7-10. 2005..We also suggest that emerging evidence indicates that biofilm formation conveys a selective advantage to certain pathogens by increasing their ability to persist under diverse environmental conditions...
- Cutaneous infections due to nontuberculous mycobacteria: histopathological review of 28 cases. Comparative study between lesions observed in immunosuppressed patients and normal hostsR Bartralot
Department of Dermatology, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
J Cutan Pathol 27:124-9. 2000..Suppurative granulomas are the most characteristic feature in skin biopsy specimens from cutaneous NTM infections. Some histopathological patterns seem more prevalent in immunosuppressed patients...
- Emergence of a unique group of necrotizing mycobacterial diseasesK M Dobos
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 5:367-78. 1999....
- Pulmonary disease caused by rapidly growing mycobacteriaCharles L Daley
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Clin Chest Med 23:623-32, vii. 2002..The most common causes of pulmonary disease are Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium fortuitum. This article reviews the management of patients with lung disease caused by RGM...
- Clinical significance of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolated from respiratory specimens in KoreaWon-Jung Koh
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon-dong, Kangnam-ku, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Chest 129:341-8. 2006..Some of the patients might have "true" NTM lung disease that could be diagnosed with continued evaluation and follow-up...
- [Identification of atypical mycobacteria isolated from clinical specimens by line probe assay (LIPA)]Can Bicmen
Dr Suat Seren Göğüs Hastaliklarl ve Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştirma Hastanesi, Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvari, Izmir
Mikrobiyol Bul 41:503-10. 2007The aim of this study was the identification of atypical mycobacteria isolated from various samples of patients prediagnosed as tuberculosis between November 2004 and June 2006 by a commercial polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based ..
- Infections due to various atypical mycobacteria in a Norwegian multiplex family with dominant interferon-gamma receptor deficiencyHeidi Glosli
Department of Pediatrics, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Clin Infect Dis 46:e23-7. 2008b>Atypical mycobacteria can cause systemic infections in patients with certain types of immunodeficiency.
- Development of a PCR assay for rapid diagnosis of Mycobacterium ulcerans infectionB C Ross
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
J Clin Microbiol 35:1696-700. 1997..The PCR was used to detect M. ulcerans DNA in fresh tissue and paraffin-embedded sections from all seven patients with culture-confirmed cases of infection...
- Isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria in Zambia: eight case reportsPatricia C A M Buijtels
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Microbiol 43:6020-6. 2005..This is the first report of M. lentiflavum and M. goodii infections in Africa...
- Lymphadenitis due to nontuberculous mycobacteria in children: presentation and response to therapyR Hazra
Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Clin Infect Dis 28:123-9. 1999..Our data suggest that if surgical excision is not considered feasible, antimicrobial therapy for adenitis due to NTM may be beneficial for some patients...
- [Whoever wants to be beautiful, must sometimes suffer: mycobacteriosis after cosmetic surgery in the Caribbean]Dieter Hassler
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1668. 2004
- Late-onset posttraumatic skin and soft-tissue infections caused by rapid-growing mycobacteria in tsunami survivorsPia Appelgren
Department of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Clin Infect Dis 47:e11-6. 2008..In the tsunami catastrophe in Thailand in 2004, several thousand Swedish tourists were injured, with contaminated crush trauma of the legs being the main cause of injury among the survivors...
- Disseminated cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium abscessus in a patient with a low CD4+ T cell countHongsheng Wang
Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking, Union Medical College, Jiangwangmiao Road 14, Nanjing 210042, China
Eur J Dermatol 18:337-40. 2008..After the patient had been treated with rifampin, isoniazid, ofloxacin, clarithromycin and thymosin for 6 months, the skin lesions were greatly improved and the level of CD4+ T cells in the peripheral blood cells became normal...
- Differential antibiotic susceptibility of Mycobacterium abscessus variants in biofilms and macrophages compared to that of planktonic bacteriaRebecca Greendyke
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2019-26. 2008..abscessus pulmonary infection. Determination of the efficacies of new antibiotics should include an assessment of their activities against the smooth and rough M. abscessus morphotypes in biofilms and macrophages...
- [Two cases of bronchial tuberculosis--diagnostic difficulties]Andrzej Krzywiecki
Z Kliniki Ftizjopneumonologii, Zabrze
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 71:538-42. 2003..Bronchoscopic examinations showed diffused necrotic infiltration. Tuberculosis etiology was confirmed by positive results of examined brosage, concomitantly with negative Mantoux reaction...
- Endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium abscessusP Marín-Casanova
Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar, Cadiz, Spain
Eur J Ophthalmol 13:800-2. 2003..To describe the clinical and laboratory features of a case of endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium abscessus in a patient immunocompetent...
- Nontuberculous mycobacteria in the setting of cystic fibrosisDeborah L Ebert
Wilford Hall Medical Center, 759th MSGS/MCCP, 2200 Bergquist Drive, Lackland AFB, TX 78236, USA
Clin Chest Med 23:655-63. 2002..Novel treatments with cytokines and intermittent dosing of antibiotics are currently under investigation in non-CF populations and may have applicability to CF in the future...
- Nontuberculous mycobacteria in the HIV infected patientDenis Jones
School of Medicine, University of California, Mail Code 8208, 150 W Washington Street, 100, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Clin Chest Med 23:665-74. 2002..Clinicians treating HIV-infected patients must remain familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases and implement prevention strategies when indicated...
- Disseminated infection caused by slow-growing Mycobacterium lentiflavumR Ibanez
Laboratorio de Microbiologia, Hospital Nuestra Senora de Sonsoles, Avenida Juan Carlos I s n, 05004 Avila, Spain
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:691-2. 2002
- Isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria from hospital cockroaches (Periplaneta americana)H H Pai
Graduate Institute of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
J Hosp Infect 53:224-8. 2003..americana and 103 B. germanica). As cockroach infestation occurs commonly in the hospital environment, they may potentially be implicated as a cause of hospital-acquired infections due to non-tuberculous mycobacteria...
- [Sensitivity of microscopy for detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis and MOTT (mycobacteria other than tuberculosis) on the basis of analysis 22.218 clinical materials submitted in 1998-2001 to the Department of Microbiology in National Tuberculosis andZofia Zwolska
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 70:368-77. 2002..Sensitivity of microscopy is lower in MOTT detection than for M.tbc (p < 0.001). Time of growth and abundance of the M. tuberculosis cultures were adequate to AFB seen in microscopy...
- Fourth-generation fluoroquinolones in the treatment of mycobacterial infectious keratitis after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis surgerySao Bing Lee
Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of Toronto, Ontario
Can J Ophthalmol 40:750-3. 2005..Comments: To the best of our knowledge, we are the first to report the use of the fourth-generation fluoroquinolone moxifloxacin in combination therapy for the successful treatment of this condition...
- In vitro activity of new fluoroquinolones and linezolid against non-tuberculous mycobacteriaJ C Rodriguez Diaz
Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Alicante, Elche, Spain
Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:585-8. 2003..The new fluoroquinolones exhibit good activity against M. kansasii and M. fortuitum and linezolid is active against M. kansasii...
- Use of molecular methods to identify the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) and other mycobacterial species and to detect rifampin resistance in MTBC isolates following growth detection with the BACTEC MGIT 960 systemAkos Somoskovi
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
J Clin Microbiol 41:2822-6. 2003..In conclusion, the biomass obtained in MGIT at the time of growth positivity in the 960 system is sufficient for use in all three molecular tests, and this approach can reduce the turnaround time for reporting results...
- [What is the place of surgery in the treatment of tuberculosis?]H Bakdach
HPA d Antony, CCVO Saint Cloud
Rev Mal Respir 23:10S88-10S91. 2006
- [Two cases of pulmonary infection by Mycobacterium abscessus in which drug susceptibility testing results conflicted with clinical courses]Yoriko Nishizawa
Department of Respiratory Medicine, National Hospital Organization, Kanazawa Wakamatsu Hospital
Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 43:241-6. 2005..The results obtained by MIC measurement were inconsistent with the clinical outcomes. The measurement of the MIC value of antibiotics do not necessarily predict its therapeutic effect...
- Non tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from clinical specimens at a tertiary care hospital in South IndiaM V Jesudason
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 004, India
Indian J Med Microbiol 23:172-5. 2005..This is a retrospective analysis of the isolation rates of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from various clinical specimens and their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns...
- Application of polymerase chain reaction-based restriction fragment length polymorphism in typing ocular rapid-growing nontuberculous mycobacterial isolates from three patients with postoperative endophthalmitisDeepa Palani
L and T Microbiology Research Centre, Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
Cornea 26:729-35. 2007..Subsequent identification and confirmation was carried out with biochemical tests and polymerase chain reaction-based restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP)...
- Nontuberculous mycobacterial peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patientsMira Rho
Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8029, USA
Semin Dial 20:271-6. 2007....
- [Case of pulmonary Mycobacterium mageritense infection: the difficulty of differential diagnosis of granulomatous lung diseases]Makoto Miki
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Japanese Red Cross Sendai Hospital, 2 43 3, Yagiyama honcho, Taihaku ku, Sendai shi, Miyagi 982 8501, Japan
Kekkaku 82:189-94. 2007..We conclude that the pulmonary infection of M. mageritense is one of causes of granuloma formation, and in some case it is difficult to differentiate clinically from sarcoidosis...
- Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections of the skin: A retrospective study of 25 casesRoni Dodiuk Gad
Department of Dermatology, Ha Emek Medical Center
J Am Acad Dermatol 57:413-20. 2007..Absence of a pathognomonic clinical picture and variable histologic findings often delay diagnosis of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM)-induced cutaneous infections, and antimicrobial therapy varies...
- Pulmonary infection with Mycobacterium neoaurum identified by 16S ribosomal DNA sequenceYoshikazu Morimoto
Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, 1400 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80206, USA
J Infect 54:e227-31. 2007..We describe the first case of pulmonary infection with M. neoaurum. We speculate that unrecognized aspiration and long-term corticosteroid therapy predisposed our patient to this rare mycobacterial infection...
- [Osteoarticular infections due to mycobacteria in a university hospital]Jose I Garcia-Cia
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:661-3. 2006
- [Pulmonary mycobacteriosis--the diagnostic challenge. The authors' experience]Magdalena Nowacka-Mazurek
Katedra i Klinika Chorob Wewnetrznych, Pneumonologii i Alergologii AM w Warszawie
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 74:84-8. 2006..kansasii and M. avium). Thus among 31 patients with NTM positive cultures from respiratory tract specimens 4 patients (4/31, 12,9%) met the diagnostic criteria for mycobacterial disaease...
- Mycobacterium abscessus endophthalmitis: treatment dilemma and review of the literatureLicia C V Matieli
Department of Ophthalmology, Vision Institute, , UNIFESP, Paulista School of Medicine, , Brazil
Retina 26:826-9. 2006
- Hip prosthesis infection due to Mycobacterium wolinskyiCeline Pulcini
Department of Microbiology, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Paris Descartes, AP HP Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, 20 rue Leblanc, 75908 Paris Cedex 15, France
J Clin Microbiol 44:3463-4. 2006..Here, we present the first case of a joint prosthesis infection cured with the combination of surgery and prolonged antibiotic therapy. The microorganism was identified by biochemical tests and 16S rRNA and Hsp65 gene sequence analysis...
- Granulomatous osteomyelitis associated with atypical mycobacteriosis in a bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)Marc H Kramer
Avian and Exotic Animal Medical Center, Miami, FL 33156, USA
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 9:563-8. 2006..Strict attention must be paid to cage hygiene and sanitation to minimize exposure and eliminate the organisms...
- [Soft-tissue infections due to non-tuberculous mycobacteria following mesotherapy. What is the price of beauty]Ismar Alejandra Rivera-Olivero
Laboratorio de Tuberculosis, Instituto de Biomedicina, Caracas, Venezuela
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:302-6. 2006....
- Histological and genotypical characterization of feline cutaneous mycobacteriosis: a retrospective study of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissuesJennifer L Davies
Department of Veterinary Pathology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7N 5B4
Vet Dermatol 17:155-62. 2006..may be associated with feline cutaneous mycobacteriosis lesions, and molecular diagnostic techniques can be an important tool for identifying agents associated with lesions of feline cutaneous mycobacteriosis...
- Non-tuberculous mycobacteria in end stage cystic fibrosis: implications for lung transplantationW Chalermskulrat
Lung Transplantation Program and Cystic Fibrosis Research and Treatment Center, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Thorax 61:507-13. 2006..CONCLUSION: The isolation of NTM before transplantation in CF patients should not be an exclusion criterion for lung transplantation, but it may alert the clinician to patients at risk of recurrence following transplantation...
- Infections with atypical mycobacteria in renal transplant recipientsSuceena Alexander
Department of Nephrology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Indian J Pathol Microbiol 50:482-4. 2007Infections due to atypical mycobacteria are infrequent in renal transplant recipients but they cause serious morbidity. These pathogens are common in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)...
- [Primary resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to anti-tuberculosis drugs in Kinshasa, (DRC)]M J Kabedi
Service de Microbiologie, Cliniques Universitaires de Kinshasa, BP 804, Kinhasa 11, Republique Democratique du Congo
Bull Soc Pathol Exot 100:275-6. 2007....
- Polyphasic characterization reveals that the human pathogen Mycobacterium peregrinum type II belongs to the bovine pathogen species Mycobacterium senegalenseRichard J Wallace
The University of Texas Health Center, Department of Microbiology, 11937 US Highway 271, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
J Clin Microbiol 43:5925-35. 2005..senegalense. This study is the first to demonstrate this species as a human pathogen. Representative human M. senegalense strains include ATCC 35755 and newly submitted strains ATCC BAA-849, ATCC BAA-850, and ATCC BAA-851...
- Pulmonary Mycobacterium szulgai infection and treatment in a patient receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor therapyJakko van Ingen
Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, and the Rijnstate Hospital in Arnhem, The Netherlands
Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:414-9. 2007..His medication at presentation consisted of etanercept, azathioprine, naproxen and inhaled fluticasone and salbutamol...
- Laboratory diagnosis of nontuberculous mycobacteriaAkos Somoskovi
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Clin Chest Med 23:585-97. 2002..But because specimen delivery and communication of results can be rapidly and easily achieved, utilization of reference laboratories for rarely performed sophisticated tests is a more practical approach...
- A Mycobacterium malmoense infection of the hand presenting as carpal tunnel syndromeH Prince
University Hospital, Nottingham
J Hand Surg Br 13:328-30. 1988..This is the first time this organism has been described in a site other than the lungs or the cervical lymph nodes...
- Septic arthritis of the hand due to Mycobacterium marinumM W Jones
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Morrison Hospital, Swansea
J Hand Surg Br 13:333-4. 1988..We report a case of septic arthritis due to the organism...
- Synovial hand infection from Mycobacterium terraeW Deenstra
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Hand Surg Br 13:335-6. 1988..A case of extensive synovial infection in the hand due to Mycobacterium terrae is described. The infection is resistant to drug therapy but appears to remain localised...
- Mycobacterium kansasii osteomyelitis of the scaphoidB I Minkin
Hand Unit, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom
J Hand Surg Am 12:1092-4. 1987..The 3-year delay in establishing the diagnosis is characteristic of hand infections caused by atypical mycobacteria. We treated the patient surgically and with antituberculous chemotherapy. This is the only case of M...
- Atypical Mycobacterium infections of the upper extremityS H Kozin
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
J Hand Surg Am 19:480-7. 1994..In the 15 patients with competent immune systems, resolution occurred in 13. However, in the immunocompromised patient population, only 4 of the 10 had resolution of deep infection at time of the follow-up evaluation...
- [The alternative or simultaneous excretion of different species of mycobacteria in atypical mycobacteriosis--15 cases in 7 years]T Hiraoka
Internal Medicine, National Miyazaki Hospital
Kekkaku 76:519-24. 2001..8%) were bacilli positive cases. During the same period, mycobacteria other than tuberculosis (atypical mycobacteria) were detected in the sputum of other 121 cases. The 63 (52...
- [Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex with polymerase chain reaction (PCR)]U Schroder
Pneumologie 49:502-4. 1995..8%) of the investigated specimens, so it is necessary to look also for other than pulmonary specimens, but it seems that his Nested-PCR is a highly specific and sensitive method for detecting of M. tuberculosis...
- The impact of nontuberculous mycobacteria on management of presumed pulmonary tuberculosisR van Crevel
Dept of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Infection 29:59-63. 2001..Reliable DNA-based techniques and better communication between physicians and microbiologists may improve management of suspected mycobacterial infections...
- [Value of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in diagnosis of tuberculosis and mycobacterium infections caused by ubiquitous mycobacteria]S Rosenkranz
Pneumologie 51:78-86. 1997..0% relative to cultural identification and 62.5% relative to a proven disease. PCR is a useful method in the rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis with excellent specificity but lack of sensitivity...
- [A case of pulmonary infection caused by Mycobacterium szulgai]Shusaku Haranaga
First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Nishihara cho, Nakagami gun, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
Kekkaku 77:421-5. 2002..Culture of his sputum and gastric fluid showed no growth of mycobacteria after starting treatment...
- Hand infections with Mycobacterium chelonei: a case report and review of the literatureY S Anouchi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
J Hand Surg Br 13:331-2. 1988..A case is reported of soft-tissue infection in the hand due to Mycobacterium chelonei, presenting as a chronic painful swelling of a finger...
- [Atypical mycobacterioses: diseases caused by Mycobacterium malmoense]W W Schaubschläger
Pneumologie 44:699-703. 1990..Apart from other patients with mycobacterial infections of the lungs, the first case of infection of the lymph nodes in the neck is described...
- [Coincidence of lung diseases caused by Mycobacterium fortuitum and esophageal achalasia--case report and review of the literature]K T Schulz
Pneumologie 46:576-9. 1992..that bacterial poly-resistance in case of infections resembling tuberculosis should prompt a search for atypical mycobacteria. Patients suffering from nontuberculous mycobacteriosis of the lung should be subject to oesophageal ..
- Hospital management of tuberculosis in a region with a low incidence of tuberculosis and a high prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacteriaB D Alexander
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:715-7. 2001..Clinicians' assessments were sensitive for TB but had poor predictive value. The acid-fast smear was a weak predictor of TB, owing to a high rate of isolation of NTM...
- [Lung changes caused by Mycobacterium xenopi infection in a patient with bone marrow transplantation: problems in differential diagnosis]F W Busch
Pneumologie 45:340-2. 1991Pulmonary affections caused by atypical mycobacteria are an increasingly common problem particularly in patients with immune deficiency disorders...
- Nontuberculous mycobacteriaP Joan Chesney
Academic Programs, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Pediatr Rev 23:300-9. 2002
- HIV infection in children--impact upon ENT doctorsSimon Hoare
Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Newcastle General and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals, Tyne and Wear, 26A Heddon Banks, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland NE15 0BU, UK
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:S85-90. 2003..Infections may be due to unusual pathogens such as Pseudomonas, 'typical' and atypical Mycobacteria, Candida, Aspergillus, etc. Fungal infections of the sinuses (inc. Aspergillus and Rhizopus spp...
- Identification of members of Mycobacterium avium species by Accu-Probes, serotyping, and single IS900, IS901, IS1245 and IS901-flanking region PCR with internal standardsMilan Bartos
Veterinary Research Institute, Hudcova 70, 621 32 Brno, Czech Republic
J Microbiol Methods 64:333-45. 2006..From other mycobacterial species Mycobacterium intracellulare (n=60) and atypical mycobacteria (n=256) including Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, ..
- [Lupus erythematosus. Wide range of symptoms through clinical variation, associated diseases and imitators]E Aberer
Univ Klinik für Dermatologie, Medizinische Universitat Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, 8036, Graz, Osterreich
Hautarzt 61:676-82. 2010..There are lupus imitators which create differential diagnostic challenges, such as infections with atypical mycobacteria or subcutaneous T-cell lymphoma both of which are similar to lupus profundus...
- Bovine tuberculosis is more prevalent in cattle owned by farmers with active tuberculosis in central Ethiopia- Alemayehu Regassa
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Hawassa, P O Box 05, Awassa, Ethiopia
Vet J 178:119-25. 2008..isolates, two (18%) were Mycobacterium tuberculosis, five (46%) Mycobacterium bovis, and four (36%) were atypical mycobacteria. The prevalence of tuberculosis was higher in cattle owned by farmers with active tuberculosis than in ..
- Microbiology and management of acute suppurative thyroiditis in childrenItzhak Brook
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Georgetown University, 4431 Albemarle St NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:447-51. 2003..Enterobacteriaceae, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, atypical mycobacteria, Aspergillus spp., Coccidioides immitis, Candida spp., Treponema pallidum, and Echinococcus spp...
- Thinking the unthinkable: Alzheimer's, Creutzfeldt-Jakob and Mad Cow disease: the age-related reemergence of virulent, foodborne, bovine tuberculosis or losing your mind for the sake of a shake or burgerLawrence Broxmeyer
Med America Research, 148 14A 11th Avenue, Whitestone, NY 11357, USA
Med Hypotheses 64:699-705. 2005..It is only appropriate therefore to explore the role of bovine TB and the atypical mycobacteria in Alzheimer's, JCD and Mad Cow disease and develop better serological surveillance for these pathogens.
- Successful prevention of bacterial endophthalmitis in eyes with the Boston keratoprosthesisMarlene L Durand
Infectious Disease Unit, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Cornea 28:896-901. 2009..To determine the influence of topical vancomycin prophylaxis on the incidence of bacterial endophthalmitis in eyes with a Boston Keratoprosthesis (KPro)...
- [Surgery of thoracic and pulmonary tuberculosis and the sequelae of its treatment in adults]M Riquet
Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hopital Laennec, Paris
Rev Mal Respir 14:S105-20. 1997..sequelae of parenchymal complications (infections, aspergilloma or haemoptysis) and certain forms of atypical mycobacteria, and also a small but significant group in which excisions are aimed at diagnosis...
- [New immunological tests in the diagnosis of tuberculosis]P H Lagrange
Service de Microbiologie, Hopital Saint Louis, Paris
Rev Mal Respir 24:453-72. 2007..Though the finding of tubercle bacilli is the essential examination for the diagnosis of ATB, there is no indisputable test for LTBI...
- Treatment of Mycobacterium marinum cutaneous infectionsEfstathios Rallis
Army General Hospital, Department of Dermatology, 11 Pafsaniou street, 11635, Athens, Greece
Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:2965-78. 2007..M. marinum infection should always be included in the differential diagnosis of all cases with poor-healing wounds in upper extremities and a history of exposure to aquariums...
- Formation of natural biofilms during chlorine dioxide and u.v. disinfection in a public drinking water distribution systemT Schwartz
Department of Environmental Microbiology, Water Technology and Geotechnology Division, Institute for Technical Chemistry, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany
J Appl Microbiol 95:591-601. 2003..The influence of two disinfection techniques on natural biofilm development during drinking water treatment and subsequent distribution is compared with regard to the supply of a high-quality drinking water...
- Management of gastrointestinal disorders in children with HIV infectionAlfredo Guarino
Department of Pediatrics, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
Paediatr Drugs 6:347-62. 2004..Other opportunistic infections may induce severe and protracted diarrhea, including atypical mycobacteria and cytomegalovirus...
- Acute bacterial suppurative parotitis: microbiology and managementItzhak Brook
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
J Craniofac Surg 14:37-40. 2003..Mycobacterium tuberculosis and atypical mycobacteria are rare causes of parotitis...
- Hairy cell leukemia: clinical features and therapeutic advancesB C Lembersky
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, Illinois
Cancer Metastasis Rev 6:283-300. 1987..A better understanding of the unusual features of the hairy cell and the underlying biological effect of these two agents in HCL may have important applications in other hematologic and non-hematologic malignancies...
- Atypical Mycobacterium infections of the upper extremityMasataka Noguchi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku, Japan
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 125:475-8. 2005..We encountered five patients with atypical Mycobacterium infections in the upper extremity, and examined their outcomes...
- [Diagnosis, therapy and prognosis of atypical mycobacterial infections--results of a retrospective study]G Probst
Pneumologische Abteilung, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg-Rohrbach
Pneumologie 48:711-7. 1994..These germs contrast the so-called atypical mycobacteria. The importance of the atypical mycobacteria was recognized in the fifties...
- Soft tissue infections with atypical mycobacteria in two patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases using TNF-inhibitors and/or leflunomideS Steyaert
Hospital Maria Middelares, Ghent, Belgium
Acta Clin Belg 66:144-7. 2011Infections of the soft tissues due to atypical mycobacteria are relatively uncommon. We describe two cases...
- Characterization of mycobacteria in HIV/AIDS patients of NepalG P Dhungana
Department of Microbiology, Siddhanath Science Campus, Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur, Nepal
JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc 47:18-23. 2008..This study demonstrated the predominance of atypical mycobacteria, mainly MAC, in HIV/AIDS cases and most of them were from sputum smear-negative cases.
- Subcutaneous nodules with sporotrichoid spreadMark N Schwendiman
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Dermatol Online J 15:11. 2009..Mycobacterium marinum is an atypical mycobacterium found worldwide and associated with swimming pools and aquariums. Infections typically present with subcutaneous nodules and lymphangitis...
- Effect of clarithromycin on airway obstruction and inflammatory markers in induced sputum in cystic fibrosis: a pilot studyC L Ordoñez
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 32:29-37. 2001..aeruginosa, none with atypical Mycobacteria) with 3 weeks of placebo, followed by 6 weeks of clarithromycin (500 mg BID) in a single-blind prospective ..
- [Three case reports of breast abscess after nipple piercing: underestimated health problems of a fashion phenomenon]V R Jacobs
Frauenklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
Zentralbl Gynakol 124:378-85. 2002..Nipple piercing has shown an increase over the last years. We report about three coincidental cases of breast abscess after nipple piercing within the last months in our clinics and discuss the related problems for health and society...
- Pathophysiology and management of pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosisRonald L Gibson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:918-51. 2003..Staphylococcal aureus, Burkholderia cepacia, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Achromobacter xylosoxidans and atypical mycobacteria are also described...
- Sensitivity to sensitins and tuberculin in Swedish children. I. A study of schoolchildren in an urban areaA Lind
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Goteborg, Sweden
Tubercle 72:29-36. 1991..without known contact with a contagious tuberculous person, indurations less than 12 to 14 mm on tuberculin testing are probably caused by atypical mycobacteria. In such cases sensitin tests should be performed to verify the suspicion.
- The presence of atypical mycobacteria in the mouthwashes of normal subjects: Role of tap water and oral hygieneSiraj O Wali
Department of Medicine, King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Ann Thorac Med 3:5-8. 2008..tuberculosis. Tuberculosis polymerase chain reaction or culture confirmation is essential in developing countries to avoid the unnecessary use of antituberculosis therapy when the clinical suspicion is very low...
- [Clinical aspects of abscess development in parotitis]O Thiede
Klinik und Poliklinik Fur Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde des Universitätsklinikums Münster
HNO 50:332-8. 2002..The purpose of this paper was to analyse parotideal abscesses on the basis of a larger number of patients...
- Intestinal helminths: a clue explaining the low incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases in Subsaharan Africa? Potential benefits and hazards of helminth therapyRene Fiasse
Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Acta Gastroenterol Belg 69:418-22. 2006..helminths whose intestinal infestation is frequent in sub-Saharan Africa, other micro-organisms such as atypical mycobacteria, lactobacilli, etc, might have been reduced in Western population...
- Drug-induced lupus as a cause of relapsing inflammatory disease after renal transplantationLars Pape
Department of Pediatric Nephrology and Metabolic Diseases, Medical School of Hannover, D 30623, Germany
Pediatr Transplant 6:337-9. 2002..A thorough diagnostic work-up for infectious and inflammatory diseases revealed a mastoiditis and atypical mycobacteria, but symptoms persisted after treatment...
- Atypical mycobacteria infection in an immunocompromised patientEmily Berger
Department of Dermatology, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Dermatol Online J 16:21. 2010..In these patients, the differential diagnosis includes infectious as well as inflammatory, reactive, or neoplastic processes...
- In vitro synergic effect of beta-lapachone and isoniazid on the growth of Mycobacterium fortuitum and Mycobacterium smegmatisJoas L da Silva
Departamento de Antibioticos, Laboratório de Bioquímica e Fisiologia de Microrganismos, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, PE 50670 901, Brasil
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:580-2. 2009..The natural resistance of atypical mycobacteria to classical antituberculous drugs has encouraged research into new chemotherapeutic agents and drug ..
- Clinical course and management of patients undergoing open window thoracostomy for thoracic empyemaR Maruyama
Department of Surgery, National Minami Fukuoka Chest Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
Respiration 68:606-10. 2001..While open window thoracostomy (OWT) is a safe procedure and is indicated in patients who have thoracic empyema either with or without a bronchopleural fistula, it may prolong the hospital stay...
- Adjuvant interferon gamma in patients with pulmonary atypical Mycobacteriosis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studyMaría T Milanés-Virelles
Center for Biological Research, Clinical Trials Division, Havana, Cuba
BMC Infect Dis 8:17. 2008..High antibiotic resistance is described in atypical Mycobacteriosis, mainly by Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)...
- [Infection due to Mycobacterium malmoense in an immunocompetent patient]B Camara
Service de Pneumologie, Centre Hospitalier Général d Albi, Albi, France
Rev Mal Respir 25:1127-30. 2008..Mycobacterium malmoense (MM) is an atypical mycobacterium responsible for opportunistic infection. The clinical and radiological picture is non-specific. The infection develops most frequently in a dystrophic lung...
- [Severe course of a rare non-tuberculous Mycobacteriosis (M. haemophilum) of the hand - case report and strategic comments]O Schumacher
Die Institutsangaben sind am Ende des Beitrags gelistet
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 40:342-7. 2008Mycobacterium haemophilum belongs to the group of atypical mycobacteria and is rarely reported as a cause of upper extremity and hand infections. It is of low virulence. The bacterium seems to be ubiquitous...
- Lepromatous leprosy in a heart transplant recipientKalgi Modi
Department of Medicine, Cardiology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
Am J Transplant 3:1600-3. 2003..The patient was treated with a modified regimen consisting of dapsone 100 mg qd, ethionamide 250 mg qd, and minocycline 100 mg qd. His skin rash and neurological symptoms have resolved...
- Drug Targets for TuberculosisERIC JOSEPH RUBIN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Altogether, these results should allow more rational selection of targets for treatment of tuberculosis. ..
- Design of antituberculosis agents that target siderophore biosynthesisCourtney C Aldrich; Fiscal Year: 2010..M. tuberculosis and other atypical mycobacteria are now classified as opportunistic infections of AIDS patients...
- Role of gamma/delta T cells in Vaccine Induced ImmunityDANIEL HOFT; Fiscal Year: 2007..Dobos at Colorado State, who will pursue detailed biochemical studies designed to identify the specific components of mycobacteria and vaccinia that induce gamma/delta T cells relevant for vaccine development. ..
- TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI MUCOSAL & SYSTEMIC PROTECTIVE IMMUNITYDANIEL HOFT; Fiscal Year: 2002..Protective soluble protein and live recombinant vaccines will be studied in genetic knockout mice to identify the molecular and cellular requirements for immune protection. ..
- TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI MUCOSAL & SYSTEMIC PROTECTIVE IMMUNITYDANIEL HOFT; Fiscal Year: 2007..Chemokine and/or integrin receptor expression will be studied by flow cytometry and RT-Real-Time PCR, and the in vivo effects of defective chemokine and integrin binding and/or signaling will be evaluated. ..
- Role of gamma/delta T cells in Vaccine Induced ImmunityDaniel F Hoft; Fiscal Year: 2010..Dobos at Colorado State, who will pursue detailed biochemical studies designed to identify the specific components of mycobacteria and vaccinia that induce gamma/delta T cells relevant for vaccine development. ..
- Role of gammadelta T Cells in Vaccine-Induced ImmunityDANIEL HOFT; Fiscal Year: 2004..Finally, the involvement of gd T cells in protective effector mechanisms capable of inhibiting intracellular replication of mycobacteria inside macrophages and HIV inside T cells will be examined. ..
- Role of gamma/delta T cells in Vaccine Induced ImmunityDANIEL HOFT; Fiscal Year: 2009..Dobos at Colorado State, who will pursue detailed biochemical studies designed to identify the specific components of mycobacteria and vaccinia that induce gamma/delta T cells relevant for vaccine development. ..
- 2007 GRC on TB Drug DevelopmentEric Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2007..The 2007 GRC on TB Drug Development will provide an opportunity for new investigators to understand the challenges in the field and for experienced researchers to discuss the latest findings. ..
- Clinical Suspicion of TB: A Technology Assessment ToolAntonino Catanzaro; Fiscal Year: 2007..It will help define the role of serologic testing in the diagnosis of PTB. ..
- Vaccine Induced Mucosal Protection Against TB InfectionDANIEL HOFT; Fiscal Year: 2005..Prime/boosting strategies found to prevent BCG infection after aerosol challenges will be studied for the ability to prevent infection with virulent M. tuberculosis by aerosol challenge. ..
- Clinical Suspicion of TB: A Technology Assessment ToolAntonino Catanzaro; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will help define the role of serologic testing in the diagnosis of PTB. ..