Summary: A species of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria commonly found in soil and occasionally isolated from sputum. It causes postoperative wound infections as well as gluteal abscesses.
Publications170 found, 100 shown here
- 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. 2007..Atypical mycobacterial infections, though currently uncommon, are significant and could prove to be an emerging pathogen in renal transplant recipients in the context of the AIDS epidemic in India...
- A case of infected scleral buckle with Mycobacterium chelonae associated with chronic intraocular inflammationOzay Oz
Saint Louis University Eye Institute, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
Ocul Immunol Inflamm 12:65-7. 2004..To describe a unique case of chronic intraocular inflammation secondary to scleral buckle infection with Mycobacterium chelonae that was successfully treated with buckle explantation. METHODS: Case report...
- Mycobacterium chelonae tenosynovitis of the handLourdes Mateo
Rheumatology Unit, CAP Just Oliveras, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:617-22. 2004..We present a case of tenosynovitis of the hand due to Mycobacterium chelonae in a patient without a recognized penetrating injury, who was treated successfully with clarithromycin and ..
- Rapid species identification within the Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus group by high-resolution melting analysis of hsp65 PCR productsIan D Odell
Department of Pathology, University of Utah Medical School, Salt Lake City, 84132, USA
Am J Clin Pathol 123:96-101. 2005..with LCGreen I (Idaho Technology, Salt Lake City, UT) was used to differentiate the mycobacteria species Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium abscessus, and Mycobacterium immunogenum in less than 20 minutes...
- Mycobacterium chelonae necrotizing pneumonia after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant: report of clinical response to treatment with tigecyclineE Peres
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5941, USA
Transpl Infect Dis 11:57-63. 2009We present a case of progressive Mycobacterium chelonae ssp. chelonae necrotizing pneumonia after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in the presence of chronic graft-versus-host disease...
- A new method for species identification and differentiation of Mycobacterium chelonae complex based on amplified hsp65 restriction analysis (AHSPRA)Suresh B Selvaraju
Molecular Toxicology Division, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056, USA
Mol Cell Probes 19:93-9. 2005Members of the Mycobacterium chelonae complex (MCC), namely M...
- Successful treatment of disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae infection with linezolidB A Brown-Elliott
Mycobacteria Nocardia Laboratory and Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
Clin Infect Dis 33:1433-4. 2001We describe a 57-year-old man with steroid-dependent myasthenia gravis and progressive ulcerating leg nodules due to clarithromycin-resistant Mycobacterium chelonae. The patient was successfully treated with linezolid.
- Mycobacterium chelonae infection successfully treated with oral clarithromycin and linezolidS D Kyle
Department of Rheumatology, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
Br J Dermatol 151:1101. 2004
- Clinical and taxonomic status of pathogenic nonpigmented or late-pigmenting rapidly growing mycobacteriaBarbara A Brown-Elliott
University of Texas Health Center, Department of Microbiology, Tyler, Texas 75708, USA
Clin Microbiol Rev 15:716-46. 2002....
- Hypervirulence of a rough variant of the Mycobacterium abscessus type strainE Catherinot
Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Raymond Poincare, 104 Bd Raymond Poincaré, 92380 Garches, France
Infect Immun 75:1055-8. 2007..We show that this variant has lost the ability to produce glycopeptidolipids, is hyperlethal for C57BL/6 mice infected intravenously, and induces a strong tumor necrosis factor-alpha response by murine monocyte-derived macrophages...
- Structural study of lipomannan and lipoarabinomannan from Mycobacterium chelonae. Presence of unusual components with alpha 1,3-mannopyranose side chainsYann Guerardel
Laboratoire de Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionnelle, CNRS UMR8576, , F-59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex, France
J Biol Chem 277:30635-48. 2002..In this study, we have undertaken the structural determination of these important modulins in Mycobacterium chelonae, a fast growing pathogenic mycobacterial species...
- Cluster of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis cases following laser in-situ keratomileusisN S Chandra
Ocular Inflammatory Disease Center, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 132:819-30. 2001PURPOSE: To describe a cluster of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis cases involving patients who underwent laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) at a single refractive surgery center...
- In vitro activity of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium chelonae causing infectious keratitis after LASIK in BrazilAna Luisa Hofling-Lima
Vision Institute, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Cornea 24:730-4. 2005To evaluate the in vitro activity of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium chelonae isolated from outbreaks of infectious keratitis in Brazil.
- [Inactivation of mycobacteria by disinfectants with a tuberculocidal label]Teresita Bello
Laboratorio de Tuberculosis, Instituto de Biomedicina, San Jos, Caracas, Venezuela
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:319-21. 2006..The use of these products for disinfecting material used in critical and semi-critical patients could result in iatrogenic infections...
- [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....
- An outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infection after LASIKDenise Freitas
Ophthalmology Department, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista School of Medicine, Sao Paulo Hospital, Rua Botucatu 822, 04023 062 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ophthalmology 110:276-85. 2003..To describe an outbreak of mycobacterial keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK), including the microbiologic investigation, clinical findings, treatment response, and outcome...
- Endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium chelonae abscessus after intravitreal injection of triamcinoloneMatthew S Benz
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, PO Box 016880, Miami, FL 33101, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 121:271-3. 2003
- Late-onset Mycobacterium abscessus sepsis in a very low birthweight premature infant: diagnostic and therapeutic challengesM Cecilia Di Pentima
Christiana Hospital and A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, Thomas Jefferson University, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Am J Perinatol 21:365-8. 2004..We report the second case of late-onset sepsis caused by an uncommon pathogen, Mycobacterium abscessus...
- Role of porins in the susceptibility of Mycobacterium smegmatis and Mycobacterium chelonae to aldehyde-based disinfectants and drugsZuzana Svetlikova
Mycobacteria Research Laboratories, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1682, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4015-8. 2009..that defects in porin expression dramatically increase the resistance of Mycobacterium smegmatis and Mycobacterium chelonae to glutaraldehyde and another aldehyde disinfectant, ortho-phthalaldehyde...
- Immunoproteomic identification of secretory and subcellular protein antigens and functional evaluation of the secretome fraction of Mycobacterium immunogenum, a newly recognized species of the Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus groupManish K Gupta
Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
J Proteome Res 8:2319-30. 2009..The identified antigens could have likely roles in virulence and/or diagnosis and serve as potential targets for drug, biocide, and/or vaccine development...
- A novel gene, erm(41), confers inducible macrolide resistance to clinical isolates of Mycobacterium abscessus but is absent from Mycobacterium chelonaeKevin A Nash
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Saban Research Institute of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:1367-76. 2009..abscessus isolates. No evidence of erm(41) was found in Mycobacterium chelonae, and an isolate of Mycobacterium massiliense appeared to be an erm(41) deletion mutant...
- Insulin injection abscesses caused by Mycobacterium chelonaeKatherine Finucane
Diabetes Care 26:2483-4. 2003
- Characterization of mycobacteria from a major Brazilian outbreak suggests that revision of the taxonomic status of members of the Mycobacterium chelonae-M. abscessus group is neededSylvia Cardoso Leao
Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP 04023 062, Brazil
J Clin Microbiol 47:2691-8. 2009..abscessus and M. abscessus subsp. massiliense, and these two subspecies can be distinguished by two different PRA-hsp65 patterns, which differ by a single HaeIII band, and by differences in their rpoB (3.4%) and hsp65 (1.3%) sequences...
- Mycobacterium chelonae empyema in an immunocompetent patientHsiao Cheng Hsieh
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
J Med Microbiol 57:664-7. 2008..with bronchopleural fistula occurred, and the pathogens from both pus and sputum were identified as Mycobacterium chelonae. Thoracotomy with decortication and wedge resection of the right middle lung was performed, followed by ..
- Sweet's syndrome associated with Mycobacterium chelonae and herpes simplex virus infections: a case reportT S Theng
National Skin Centre, No 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308295
Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:411-4. 2003We report a case of Sweet's syndrome associated with Mycobacterium chelonae and herpes simplex virus infection.
- Multisite reproducibility of results obtained by the broth microdilution method for susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Mycobacterium fortuitumG L Woods
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0740, USA
J Clin Microbiol 37:1676-82. 1999..Ten isolates (four Mycobacterium fortuitum group, three Mycobacterium abscessus, and three Mycobacterium chelonae isolates) were tested against amikacin, cefoxitin, ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin, doxycycline, imipenem, ..
- Multisite reproducibility of Etest for susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Mycobacterium fortuitumG L Woods
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0740, USA
J Clin Microbiol 38:656-61. 2000..Ten isolates (four of the Mycobacterium fortuitum group, three of Mycobacterium abscessus, and three of Mycobacterium chelonae) were tested against amikacin, cefoxitin, ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin, doxycycline, imipenem, and ..
- Large-scale outbreak of infection with Mycobacterium chelonae subsp. abscessus after penicillin injectionYang Zhibang
Department of Microbiology, Chongqing University of Medical Science, Chongqing, People s Republic of China 400016
J Clin Microbiol 40:2626-8. 2002An outbreak of infection with Mycobacterium chelonae subsp. abscessus after the injection of penicillin in 86 patients attending a factory hospital is reported...
- Mycobacterium chelonae infection with multiple cutaneous lesions after treatment with acupunctureMariano Ara
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
Int J Dermatol 42:642-4. 2003
- An outbreak of hypersensitivity pneumonitis at a metalworking plant: a longitudinal assessment of intervention effectivenessAnne Bracker
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:96-108. 2003..An acid fast isolate identified as being in the Mycobacterium chelonae group was detected in only one of the submitted metalworking fluid (MWF) sump samples...
- Antibiotic susceptibility of glutaraldehyde-tolerant Mycobacterium chelonae from bronchoscope washing machinesKazuyo Nomura
Department of Microbiology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
Am J Infect Control 32:185-8. 2004..RESULTS: Twenty-nine mycobacteria were isolated, of which 26 were Mycobacterium chelonae. Among 18 isolates of M chelonae, excluding 8 isolates in which some results were not reproducible, 50% (9 ..
- Possible mechanisms for the relative efficacies of ortho-phthalaldehyde and glutaraldehyde against glutaraldehyde-resistant Mycobacterium chelonaeS E Walsh
Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
J Appl Microbiol 91:80-92. 2001AIMS: This investigation compared glutaraldehyde (GTA)-sensitive and -resistant strains of Mycobacterium chelonae and examined the effects of pretreatment of GTA-sensitive and -resistant strains of Myco...
- Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis associated with soft contact lens wearMonika A Malecha
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
CLAO J 28:228-30. 2002To report a case of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis associated with soft contact lens wear.
- Effectiveness of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium abscessus in vivoArmando R Caballero
Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
Curr Eye Res 31:23-9. 2006..abscessus in vivo, suggesting the potential usage of these agents in prevention of M. abscessus keratitis...
- The increasing problem of antibiotic resistanceNick Mamalis
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1831-2. 2007
- Fourth-generation fluoroquinolone-resistant mycobacterial keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusisMajid Moshirfar
John A Moran Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1978-81. 2007..While receiving moxifloxacin post LASIK, the patient was diagnosed with moxifloxacin-resistant Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis...
- Sutureless wound infection by unusual acid-fast organismsVandana Jain
Cornea and Anterior Segment Service, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, India
Cornea 27:615-8. 2008..To report infection of self-sealing wounds in cataract surgery by unusual acid-fast organisms...
- Comparative efficacy of topical gatifloxacin with ciprofloxacin, amikacin, and clarithromycin in the treatment of experimental Mycobacterium chelonae keratitisJoon-Young Hyon
Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287-9121, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 122:1166-9. 2004..efficacy of topical gatifloxacin with ciprofloxacin, fortified amikacin, and clarithromycin against Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis in an animal model...
- Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis in a patient with Sjögren's syndromeM T Van Der Beek
Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Eur J Ophthalmol 18:294-6. 2008In this report a case of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis in a patient without any previously described risk factors is described. The only risk factor found was a rheumatoid arthritis related Sjogren''s syndrome.
- [Treatment and a follow-up study on wound infection by Mycobacterium chelonae: report of 168 cases]Kun-rong Weng
Shenzhen Women's and Children's Hospital, Shenzhen 518028, China
Zhonghua Jie He He Hu Xi Za Zhi 27:328-31. 2004..There was no relapse after follow-up for four and half years. CONCLUSION: The study demonstrates that sensitive antibiotics combined with surgery extirpative excision is effective for wound infection by NTM...
- Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus complex clear corneal wound infection with recurrent hypopyon and perforation after phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantationJuan Javier Servat
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1448-51. 2005We report a clear corneal wound infection occurring in a 74-year-old man caused by a member of the Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus complex, presenting as crystalline keratopathy with recurrent hypopyon...
- Topical antibacterial therapy for mycobacterial keratitis: potential for surgical prophylaxis and treatmentRobert Abshire
Alcon Laboratories, Inc, Fort Worth, Texas 76134-2099, USA
Clin Ther 26:191-6. 2004BACKGROUND: Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium fortuitum are the 2 most commonly implicated species of nontuberculous mycobacteria in cases of bacterial keratitis...
- [Cutaneous non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection following cord blood stem cell transplantation]Masakatsu Yanagimachi
Department of Pediatrics, Yokohama City University School of Medicine
Rinsho Ketsueki 49:99-103. 2008..One month after the skin biopsy, mycobacterium chelonae was detected by bacteriological culture of abscess drainage...
- In vitro bactericidal activity of antibiotic combinations against clinical isolates of Mycobacterium chelonaeR Cremades
Section of Microbiology, Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Spain
J Chemother 20:43-7. 2008b>Mycobacterium chelonae is one of the most antibiotic-resistant species of the pathogenic, rapidly-growing mycobacteria...
- Mycobacterium chelonae canaliculitis associated with SmartPlug useAmy M Fowler
Department of Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7040, U S A
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 24:241-3. 2008b>Mycobacterium chelonae is ubiquitous in the environment but is an uncommon cause of ocular and periocular infections...
- Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Mycobacterium chelonae coinfection of the extraocular scleral buckle explantDavid T L Liu
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
Ocul Immunol Inflamm 15:441-2. 2007To report a very unusual form of coinfection of the extraocular scleral buckle explant by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Mycobacterium chelonae.
- Nontuberculous mycobacterial endophthalmitisKirk R Wilhelmus
Arch Ophthalmol 121:1663. 2003
- [Whoever wants to be beautiful, must sometimes suffer: mycobacteriosis after cosmetic surgery in the Caribbean]Dieter Hassler
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1668. 2004
- Recalcitrant post-LASIK Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis eradicated after the use of fourth-generation fluoroquinoloneRola N Hamam
Department of Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Ophthalmology 113:950-4. 2006OBJECTIVE: To report a patient with Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after LASIK and discuss therapeutic measures. DESIGN: Interventional case report and literature review...
- Fluoroquinolone therapy in Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after lamellar keratectomyMelvin A Sarayba
Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1396-402. 2005PURPOSE: To characterize a rabbit model of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after lamellar keratectomy and assess the effectiveness of fluoroquinolone therapy...
- Visual recovery following Mycobacterium chelonae endophthalmitisMichael W Stewart
Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Ocul Immunol Inflamm 14:181-3. 2006Following uncomplicated cataract surgery, a patient receiving etanercept for psoriatic arthritis developed Mycobacterium chelonae endophthalmitis...
- Osteomyelitis of the mandible due to Mycobacterium abscessus: a case reportTal Bar
Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:841-4. 2005
- Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis: elucidation of diagnosis through evaluation of smears of fluid from patient's contact lens care systemEdward J Bottone
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029, USA
Cornea 24:356-8. 2005To describe the microbiologic diagnosis of putative Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis in a soft contact lens wearer by initial evaluation of Gram- and Kinyoun (acid fast)-stained smears of fluid from patient's contact lens care system.
- Bilateral Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusisYi-Chen Sun
Jpn J Ophthalmol 50:285-7. 2006
- 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..We report three cases of peritonitis associated with Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium gordonae, each with a unique presentation, and discuss the appropriate diagnosis and ..
- Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomyBrandon Rodriguez
Tripler Army Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Honolulu, Hawaii 96789, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 32:1059-61. 2006..Cultures subsequently grew Mycobacterium chelonae. Topical tobramycin 15 mg/mL, azithromycin 2 mg/mL, amikacin 25 mg/mL, and cefazolin 50 mg/mL were ..
- Mycobacterium chelonae skin infection in kidney-pancreas recipientIngrid Stelzmueller
Emerg Infect Dis 11:352-4. 2005
- Postoperative infection of laparoscopic surgery wound due to Mycobacterium chelonaeM Rajini
Department of Microbiology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar 563 101, Karnataka, India
Indian J Med Microbiol 25:163-5. 2007We report a case of postoperative wound infection due to Mycobacterium chelonae. A 35-year-old woman presented with multiple erythematous nodules, plaques and discharging sinuses over the abdomen, 45 days after she had undergone ..
- Mycobacterium chelonae wound ulcer after clear-cornea cataract surgeryJeane Haidee Mah-Sadorra
Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 122:1888-9. 2004
- Clinicopathologic case report: scleral buckle associated nontuberculous mycobacterial scleritisJared S Nielsen
Department of Ophthalmology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
Semin Ophthalmol 19:101-4. 2004..tissue biopsy revealed noncasseating granulomas with acid-fast bacilli that were identified in culture as Mycobacterium chelonae. The infection resolved only after administration of systemic antibiotics...
- Atypical mycobacteria keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis unresponsive to fourth-generation fluoroquinolone therapyJose de la Cruz
Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1318-21. 2007....
- Infections with rapidly growing mycobacteria: report of 20 casesSomnuek Sungkanuparph
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Int J Infect Dis 7:198-205. 2003..A series of cases infected with rapidly growing mycobacteria was studied to determine the spectrum of disease, antimicrobial susceptibility, treatment, and outcome...
- [A case of lung infection due to Mycobacterium abscessus]Akihiro Tagawa
First Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, 3-9, Fukuura, Kanazawa, Yokohama, 236-0004, Japan
Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 41:546-50. 2003..After discharge, the treatment with clarithromycin and minocycline was continued for ten months, and the chest radiography improved further. Our treatment for M. abscessus may be a useful choice for drug treatment of such cases...
- Failure of the Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine: some species of environmental mycobacteria block multiplication of BCG and induction of protective immunity to tuberculosisLise Brandt
Department of TB Immunology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Infect Immun 70:672-8. 2002....
- Diagnostic odyssey of a cutaneous mycobacteriosis rare in central EuropeTobias W Fischer
Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Dermatology 205:289-92. 2002Cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium chelonae is an uncommon disease, although this atypical mycobacterium is an acid-fast bacillus ubiquitous in the environment...
- Mycobacterium mucogenicum isolated from a patient with granulomatous hepatitisMark R Goldblatt
College of Osteopathic Medicine, The University of Health Sciences, Kansas City, MO, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:73-5. 2002..Biochemical, growth, and cell wall fatty acid characteristics were consistent with the identification of M. mucogenicum...
- Infectious post-LASIK crystalline keratopathy caused by nontuberculous mycobacteriaYossi Yatziv
Cornea 22:188; author reply 188. 2003
- Endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium chelonae: selection of antibiotics and outcomes of treatmentIngrid U Scott
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Fla 33101, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 121:573-6. 2003
- Mycobacterium interface keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusisA Solomon
Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 900 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Ophthalmology 108:2201-8. 2001....
- Rapidly growing mycobacterial pulmonary infection in association with severe gastroesophageal reflux diseaseAbdullah F Al-Mobeireek
Department of Medicine 38, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 23:854-6. 2002..The case is reported to alert clinicians to the pathogenic potential of these organisms and to the prompt institution of appropriate chemotherapy once infection is recognized...
- Bilateral Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis following LASIKSeema Verma
J Refract Surg 19:379-80. 2003
- Cluster of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis cases following laser in situ keratomileusisRobert K Maloney
Am J Ophthalmol 134:298-9; author reply 299-300. 2002
- Rapidly growing mycobacterial infections: spectrum of diseases, antimicrobial susceptibility, pathology and treatment outcomesSomnuek Sungkanuparph
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 86:772-80. 2003..Four of the seven cases with lymphadenitis had Sweet's syndrome. The organisms were Mycobacterium chelonae/abscessus group (17 cases) and Mycobacteriumfortuitum group (3 cases)...
- Non-tuberculous mycobacterial keratitis at the interface after laser in situ keratomileusisKyoung Y Seo
Institute of Vision Research and Dept. of Ophthalmology, Division of Medical Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemoongu Shinchondong 134, C.P.O. Box 8044, Seoul, Korea
J Refract Surg 18:81-5. 2002..2 months after initial presentation following culture of the excised flap tissue in one case, and Mycobacterium chelonae was identified by culture of removed material and by RT-PCR with primers in the other case...
- Bilateral Mycobacterium abscessus keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusisJoAnn Giaconi
Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 28:887-90. 2002..Culture positivity was prolonged; however, after 8 weeks of intensive topical antibiotics, the infection was eradicated. The final best corrected visual acuity was 20/30 in both eyes...
- [Keratitis due to Mycobacterium chelonae after refractive surgery with LASIK]Fátima Becero
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 20:44-5. 2002
- Disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae cutaneous infection: recalcitrant to combined antibiotic therapyPreya Kullavanijaya
Institute of Dermatology, Rajathevee, Bangkok, Thailand
J Dermatol 30:485-91. 2003..She is still in remission after two years of follow-up period. This extensive cutaneous M.chelonae infection needed a prolonged combination of antibiotics with the addition of cryotherapy for the non-responsive lesions...
- Rapid diagnosis and treatment of mycobacterial keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusisBradley S Daines
Magill Research Center for Vision Correction, Department of Ophthalmology, Storm Eye Institute, 167 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 29:1014-8. 2003..The result was preservation of the LASIK flap and a favorable visual outcome at 6 months...
- Emergence of resistance to clarithromycin during treatment of disseminated cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae infection: case report and literature reviewR K Vemulapalli
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina and Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
J Infect 43:163-8. 2001..have led to recommendations of clarithromycin monotherapy for the treatment of disseminated cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae infections...
- [Cutaneous and soft skin infections due to non-tuberculous mycobacteria]Fernando Alcaide
IDIBELL Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 28:46-50. 2010..NTM may cause skin and soft tissue infections, but rapidly growing mycobacteria (Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium abscessus), Mycobacterium marinum and Mycobacterium ulcerans are the most commonly ..
- Current treatment of atypical mycobacteriosisJaime Esteban
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Av Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:2787-99. 2009..This rising rate of infection is due mainly to the increase in the number of susceptible (and especially immunosuppressed) patients...
- 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..Mycobacterium intracellulare (n=60) and atypical mycobacteria (n=256) including Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, Mycobacterium gastri and other species of conditionally pathogenic ..
- Performance assessment of new multiplex probe assay for identification of mycobacteriaE Tortoli
Centro Regionale di Riferimento per la Diagnostica delle Micobatteriosi, Laboratorio di Microbiologia e Virologia, Ospedale di Careggi, Piastra del servizi, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
J Clin Microbiol 39:1079-84. 2001..gordonae, the species of the Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, and Mycobacterium chelonae was evaluated on a panel of 238 strains including, besides representatives of all the taxa identifiable by ..
- Host range of 14 mycobacteriophages in Mycobacterium ulcerans and seven other mycobacteria including Mycobacterium tuberculosis--application for identification and susceptibility testingJan Rybniker
Department of Microbiology, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Str 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
J Med Microbiol 55:37-42. 2006..BCG, Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium marinum, Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, Mycobacterium fortuitum and Mycobacterium chelonae. Here, a set of virulent phages for M...
- 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..Eighteen biopsies corresponded to normal hosts (14 Mycobacterium marinum, 2 Mycobacterium chelonae, 1 Mycobacterium terrae and 1 Mycobacterium gordonae) and 10 biopsy specimens were obtained from 9 ..
- Usefulness of a new mycobacteriophage-based technique for rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosisFernando Alcaide
Servei de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
J Clin Microbiol 41:2867-71. 2003..kansasii, 12 Mycobacterium xenopi, 9 Mycobacterium gordonae, 7 Mycobacterium avium complex, 2 Mycobacterium chelonae, and 1 Mycobacterium fortuitum isolate)...
- Characterization of a haemolysin from Mycobacterium tuberculosis with homology to a virulence factor of Serpulina hyodysenteriaeB W Wren
Department of Medical Microbiology, Royal London School of Medicine, UK
Microbiology 144:1205-11. 1998..bovis BCG, but appeared absent in Mycobacterium smegmatis, Mycobacterium vaccae, Mycobacterium kansasii, Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium phlei. The M...
- [Detection and identification of mycobacteria by PCR-RFLP method]E Hidaka
Central Clinical Laboratories, Shinshu University Hospital, Matsumoto
Rinsho Byori 43:155-61. 1995..Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, Mycobacterium intracellulare, Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium chelonae) using PCR-RFLP method for the 65kDa antigen with high sensitivity and specificity...
- Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections of the skin: a retrospective study of 29 casesWoo J Lee
Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Dermatol 37:965-72. 2010..abscessus was isolated from nine patients, Mycobacterium fortuitum was isolated from nine patients, Mycobacterium chelonae was isolated from six patients, Mycobacterium marinum was isolated from two patients, a Mycobacterium ..
- High efficacy of clofazimine and its synergistic effect with amikacin against rapidly growing mycobacteriaGwan Han Shen
Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:400-4. 2010..the three drugs against 117 Mycobacterium abscessus isolates, 48 Mycobacterium fortuitum isolates and 20 Mycobacterium chelonae isolates was evaluated based on their broth microdilution minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) against ..
- Evaluation of a commercial line probe assay for identification of mycobacterium species from liquid and solid cultureW Mijs
Innogenetics NV, Industriepark 7, Box 4, 9052 Ghent, Belgium
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:794-802. 2002..avium complex, Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare, Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, and Mycobacterium chelonae - Mycobacterium abscessus complex...
- Amoebal coculture of "Mycobacterium massiliense" sp. nov. from the sputum of a patient with hemoptoic pneumoniaToidi Adekambi
Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020 IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Université de la Méditteranée, Marseille, France
J Clin Microbiol 42:5493-501. 2004..biochemical and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles overlapping those of Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Mycobacterium immunogenum, indicating that they belonged to M. chelonae-M. abscessus group...
- Development of a simple and low-cost real-time PCR method for the identification of commonly encountered mycobacteria in a high throughput laboratoryK L Leung
Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory, Public Health Laboratory Service Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Kowloon, Hong Kong
J Appl Microbiol 107:1433-9. 2009..tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare, Mycobacterium fortuitum complex, Mycobacterium chelonae/abscessus, Mycobacterium kansasii, Mycobacterium gordonae) in high throughput laboratories, a 16s rDNA ..
- A sensitive FRET probe assay for the selective detection of Mycobacterium marinum in fishF Salati
Fish Disease and Aquaculture Centre, IZS of Sardinia, State Veterinary Institute, 09170 Oristano, Italy
J Fish Dis 33:47-56. 2010..marinum from Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii, Mycobacterium shottsii and Mycobacterium ulcerans...
- Comparison of the bacteriostatic effects, corneal cytotoxicity, and the ability to seal corneal incisions among three different tissue adhesivesWei Li Chen
Department of Ophthalmology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Cornea 26:1228-34. 2007..To compare the bacteriostatic effects, corneal cytotoxicity, and ability to seal corneal incisions among fibrin glue and 2 commercially available cyanoacrylate derivatives: N-butyl cyanoacrylate and methoxypropyl cyanoacrylate...
- Comparison of culture methods for isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria from surface watersNicolas Radomski
Universite Paris Est, Laboratoire Eau Environnement Systèmes Urbains UMR MA 102 AgroParisTech, 6 8 avenue Blaise Pascal Cité Descartes, Champs sur Marne, France
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3514-20. 2010..We compared the competitive growth of Mycobacterium chelonae and M...
- Comparison of bone marrow studies with blood culture for etiological diagnosis of disseminated mycobacterial and fungal infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndromeCheng Chin Ker
Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, ROC
J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:89-93. 2002..The causative organisms included Mycobacterium avium complex (9 isolates), Mycobacterium tuberculosis (4), Mycobacterium chelonae (1), Mycobacterium kansasii (1), Cryptococcus neoformans (3), and Penicillium marneffei (5)...
- Antimicrobial resistance of rapidly growing mycobacteria in western Taiwan: SMART program 2002Tsi Shu Huang
Section of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
J Formos Med Assoc 107:281-7. 2008....
- Husbandry stress exacerbates mycobacterial infections in adult zebrafish, Danio rerio (Hamilton)J M Ramsay
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
J Fish Dis 32:931-41. 2009..Adult zebrafish were exposed to Mycobacterium marinum or Mycobacterium chelonae, two species that have been associated with disease in zebrafish...
- Skin and soft tissue infections due to rapidly growing mycobacteria: comparison of clinical features, treatment, and susceptibilityDaniel Z Uslan
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Arch Dermatol 142:1287-92. 2006To compare the demographics, clinical features, susceptibility patterns, and treatment for skin and soft tissue infections due to Mycobacterium fortuitum and Mycobacterium chelonae or Mycobacterium abscessus.
- Host immune response to rapidly growing mycobacteria, an emerging cause of chronic lung diseaseEdward D Chan
Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO 80206, USA
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 43:387-93. 2010..The most common RGM to cause human diseases are Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium fortuitum, and Mycobacterium massiliense...
- PULMONARY EFFECTS OF MACHINING FLUID AEROSOLSTerry Gordon; Fiscal Year: 1999..In 7 of these 8 outbreaks, Mycobacterium chelonae was identified as a major contaminant of each machining fluid. Also, antibodies to M...
- CONTROL OF DISEASE IN ZEBRAFISH RESEARCH FACILITIESMichael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, the investigators have developed a Web-based fish health manual, and new information generated in the present study will be incorporated into this manual. ..
- Role of non-tuberculous mycobacteria in lung diseaseJason Stout; Fiscal Year: 2006..Our findings will also assist clinicians in predicting which patients with NTM isolated from the respiratory tract will have NTM pulmonary disease. ..
- INHALED PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS AND EARLY LUNG EFFECTSWilliam Beckett; Fiscal Year: 2002..We anticipate that the results will help to determine whether there are differential effects for equal mass exposures to fine particles of different size fractions in the pathogenesis of COPD ..
- Control of Diseases in Zebrafish Research FacilitiesMICHAEL LAWRENCE KENT; Fiscal Year: 2010..PCR tests will be made for the virulent strains. Results will be quickly distributed to the zebrafish community through ZFIN, peer reviewed publications, and our web based manual on zebrafish diseases ..