mycobacterium chelonae

Summary

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.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A case of infected scleral buckle with Mycobacterium chelonae associated with chronic intraocular inflammation
    Ozay Oz
    Saint Louis University Eye Institute, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 12:65-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae infection successfully treated with oral clarithromycin and linezolid
    S D Kyle
    Department of Rheumatology, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Br J Dermatol 151:1101. 2004
  3. ncbi Infections with atypical mycobacteria in renal transplant recipients
    Suceena Alexander
    Department of Nephrology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 50:482-4. 2007
  4. pmc A novel gene, erm(41), confers inducible macrolide resistance to clinical isolates of Mycobacterium abscessus but is absent from Mycobacterium chelonae
    Kevin 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
  5. pmc 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 needed
    Sylvia 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
  6. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae lumbar spinal infection
    N J Suttner
    Department of Neurosurgery, Oldchurch Hospital, Essex, UK
    Br J Neurosurg 15:265-9. 2001
  7. doi An outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infections in tattoos
    Lisa A Drage
    Division of Clinical Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:501-6. 2010
  8. pmc Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus complex associated with sinopulmonary disease, Northeastern USA
    Keith E Simmon
    Associated Regional and University Pathologists Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1692-700. 2011
  9. pmc Hypervirulence of a rough variant of the Mycobacterium abscessus type strain
    E Catherinot
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Hopital Raymond Poincare, 104 Bd Raymond Poincaré, 92380 Garches, France
    Infect Immun 75:1055-8. 2007
  10. pmc Clinical and taxonomic status of pathogenic nonpigmented or late-pigmenting rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    University of Texas Health Center, Department of Microbiology, Tyler, Texas 75708, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:716-46. 2002

Detail Information

Publications187 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A case of infected scleral buckle with Mycobacterium chelonae associated with chronic intraocular inflammation
    Ozay 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.
  2. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae infection successfully treated with oral clarithromycin and linezolid
    S D Kyle
    Department of Rheumatology, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Br J Dermatol 151:1101. 2004
  3. ncbi Infections with atypical mycobacteria in renal transplant recipients
    Suceena 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...
  4. pmc A novel gene, erm(41), confers inducible macrolide resistance to clinical isolates of Mycobacterium abscessus but is absent from Mycobacterium chelonae
    Kevin 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...
  5. pmc 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 needed
    Sylvia 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...
  6. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae lumbar spinal infection
    N J Suttner
    Department of Neurosurgery, Oldchurch Hospital, Essex, UK
    Br J Neurosurg 15:265-9. 2001
    A case report of a previously healthy adult patient with a lumbar spinal extradural abscess due to Mycobacterium chelonae is presented...
  7. doi An outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infections in tattoos
    Lisa A Drage
    Division of Clinical Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:501-6. 2010
    ..of patients who developed a rash within a tattoo revealed 6 patients with skin infections caused by Mycobacterium chelonae after receiving tattoos by one artist at a single tattoo establishment...
  8. pmc Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus complex associated with sinopulmonary disease, Northeastern USA
    Keith E Simmon
    Associated Regional and University Pathologists Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1692-700. 2011
    Members of the Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus complex represent Mycobacterium species that cause invasive infections in immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts...
  9. pmc Hypervirulence of a rough variant of the Mycobacterium abscessus type strain
    E 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...
  10. pmc Clinical and taxonomic status of pathogenic nonpigmented or late-pigmenting rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Barbara A Brown-Elliott
    University of Texas Health Center, Department of Microbiology, Tyler, Texas 75708, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 15:716-46. 2002
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  11. ncbi Pulmonary resection for mycobacterium chelonae infection
    Taichiro Goto
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:128-31. 2012
    b>Mycobacterium chelonae lung infection is rare and has long been recognized as an enigmatic infection resistant to medical therapy. Recently, we encountered a patient who underwent pulmonary resection for Mycobacterium chelonae infection...
  12. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae interface infection after endokeratoplasty
    Massimo Busin
    Casa di Cura Villa Serena, Forli, Italy
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:393-5. 2003
    To report a case of interface infection by Mycobacterium chelonae in a patient who underwent endokeratoplasty.
  13. ncbi Molecular typing of Mycobacterium chelonae isolates from a pseudo-outbreak involving an automated bronchoscope washer
    Alexandra Chroneou
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1088-90. 2008
    We describe a pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infection in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from 9 patients that was traced to contamination of an automated bronchoscope washer...
  14. ncbi Multifocal spinal and extra-spinal Mycobacterium chelonae osteomyelitis in a renal transplant recipient
    D S Korres
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Transpl Infect Dis 9:62-5. 2007
    Only localized cases of Mycobacterium chelonae osteomyelitis have been reported. In this article, a 55-year-old immunosuppressed man with M. chelonae osteomyelitis and multiple spinal and extra-spinal involvement is presented...
  15. doi Mycobacterium chelonae vertebral osteomyelitis
    Ifad Rahman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    South Med J 102:1167-9. 2009
    b>Mycobacterium chelonae is a rapidly growing mycobacterium (RGM) in Runyon group IV. This group includes all other nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) except the mycobacterium tuberculosis complex...
  16. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae complex bacteremia from a post-renal transplant patient: case report and literature review
    Ali Mohammed Somily
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology Unit, King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 63:61-4. 2010
    In this report we present a case of a young lady with abdominal abscesses and septicemia caused by Mycobacterium chelonae complex...
  17. ncbi [Disseminated cutaneous infection by Mycobacterium chelonae after botulinic toxin injection in an immunosuppressed patient]
    Germán Latorre-González
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:439. 2005
  18. ncbi An esophageal mass with coexistent Mycobacterium chelonae and Candida albicans infections in an immunocompetent adult
    Hsao Hsun Hsu
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Infect 52:e77-9. 2006
    ..chelonae and C. albicans infections, which was successfully treated by surgical resection and following antimicrobial regimens postoperatively...
  19. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae infection with multiple cutaneous lesions after treatment with acupuncture
    Mariano Ara
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Dermatol 42:642-4. 2003
  20. ncbi Disseminated infection due to Mycobacterium chelonae with scleritis, spondylodiscitis and spinal epidural abscess
    Humberto Metta
    Unit 17, Division B, Infectious Diseases, FJ Muñiz Hospital and Santa Lucia Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Braz J Infect Dis 12:260-2. 2008
    ..We present a case of a disseminated infection due to Mycobacterium chelonae with scleritis, spondylodiscitis and spinal epidural abscess in a man with a medical background of ..
  21. ncbi Initial report of primary sinusitis caused by an atypical pathogen (Mycobacterium chelonae) in an immunocompetent adult
    P M Spring
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, M D Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston 77030 4009, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 78:358-9, 362-4. 1999
    ..manifested a fast-growing, nonpigmented, atypical mycobacterium of the Runyon group IV category: Mycobacterium chelonae. The patient was successfully treated over a 3-year period with a combination of antimicrobial agents, ..
  22. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae: nonhealing leg ulcers treated successfully with an oral antibiotic
    S Terry
    Department of Surgery, State University of New York at Syracuse, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 14:457-61. 2001
    BACKGROUND: Mycobacterium chelonae is an important human pathogen and should be considered when a physician is faced with nonhealing cutaneous wounds, including ulcers of the lower leg...
  23. pmc Large-scale outbreak of infection with Mycobacterium chelonae subsp. abscessus after penicillin injection
    Yang Zhibang
    Department of Microbiology, Chongqing University of Medical Science, Chongqing, People s Republic of China 400016
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2626-8. 2002
    An outbreak of infection with Mycobacterium chelonae subsp. abscessus after the injection of penicillin in 86 patients attending a factory hospital is reported...
  24. ncbi Pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae and Methylobacterium mesophilicum caused by contamination of an automated endoscopy washer
    A B Kressel
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0560, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:414-8. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate an unusual number of rapidly growing acid-fast bacilli, later identified as Mycobacterium chelonae, and pink bacteria, later identified as Methylobacterium mesophilicum, from fungal cultures obtained by bronchoscopy...
  25. ncbi Lipomannans, but not lipoarabinomannans, purified from Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium kansasii induce TNF-alpha and IL-8 secretion by a CD14-toll-like receptor 2-dependent mechanism
    Cecile Vignal
    Unite de Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionnelle, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8576 du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Fédératif de Recherche no 118, Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Villeneuve d Ascq, France
    J Immunol 171:2014-23. 2003
    ..In this study, we provide evidence that LMs purified from Mycobacterium chelonae and a clinical strain of Mycobacterium kansasii stimulated mRNA expression and secretion of TNF-alpha and ..
  26. ncbi Molecular systematics support the revival of Mycobacterium salmoniphilum (ex Ross 1960) sp. nov., nom. rev., a species closely related to Mycobacterium chelonae
    Christopher M Whipps
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, 220 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 3404, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:2525-31. 2007
    Mycobacterial infections in fish are usually attributed to strains of Mycobacterium marinum, Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium fortuitum. Bacteria identified as M. chelonae have been isolated numerous times from salmonid fishes...
  27. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae tenosynovitis of the hand
    Lourdes 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 ..
  28. pmc Use of the MGB Eclipse system and SmartCycler PCR for differentiation of Mycobacterium chelonae and M. abscessus
    Joann L Cloud
    ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, 500 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4205-7. 2005
    ..in the identification of Mycobacterium species, partial 16S rRNA gene sequencing does not distinguish Mycobacterium chelonae from M. abscessus...
  29. ncbi 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. 2005
    Members of the Mycobacterium chelonae complex (MCC), namely M...
  30. doi Mycobacterium chelonae necrotizing pneumonia after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant: report of clinical response to treatment with tigecycline
    E Peres
    Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5941, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:57-63. 2009
    We 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...
  31. ncbi Rapid species identification within the Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus group by high-resolution melting analysis of hsp65 PCR products
    Ian 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...
  32. ncbi Late-onset Mycobacterium abscessus sepsis in a very low birthweight premature infant: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
    M 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...
  33. ncbi Structural study of lipomannan and lipoarabinomannan from Mycobacterium chelonae. Presence of unusual components with alpha 1,3-mannopyranose side chains
    Yann Guerardel
    Laboratoire de Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionnelle, CNRS UMR8576, Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, 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...
  34. ncbi In vitro activity of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium chelonae causing infectious keratitis after LASIK in Brazil
    Ana Luisa Hofling-Lima
    Vision Institute, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cornea 24:730-4. 2005
    To evaluate the in vitro activity of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium chelonae isolated from outbreaks of infectious keratitis in Brazil.
  35. ncbi [Inactivation of mycobacteria by disinfectants with a tuberculocidal label]
    Teresita Bello
    Laboratorio de Tuberculosis, Instituto de Biomedicina, San Jose, Caracas, Venezuela
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:319-21. 2006
    ..Disinfectants available in Venezuela, registered as tuberculocidal, and used in clinical and laboratory settings were tested for their mycobactericidal activity...
  36. ncbi An outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infection after LASIK
    Denise 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...
  37. ncbi Endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium chelonae abscessus after intravitreal injection of triamcinolone
    Matthew S Benz
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, PO Box 016880, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:271-3. 2003
  38. ncbi Insulin injection abscesses caused by Mycobacterium chelonae
    Katherine Finucane
    Diabetes Care 26:2483-4. 2003
  39. ncbi Successful treatment of disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae infection with linezolid
    B 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. 2001
    We 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.
  40. pmc Multisite reproducibility of Etest for susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Mycobacterium fortuitum
    G 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 ..
  41. pmc Role of porins in the susceptibility of Mycobacterium smegmatis and Mycobacterium chelonae to aldehyde-based disinfectants and drugs
    Zuzana 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...
  42. doi 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 group
    Manish 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...
  43. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae empyema in an immunocompetent patient
    Hsiao 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 ..
  44. pmc Multisite reproducibility of results obtained by the broth microdilution method for susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Mycobacterium fortuitum
    G 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, ..
  45. ncbi Cluster of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis cases following laser in-situ keratomileusis
    N 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. 2001
    PURPOSE: To describe a cluster of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis cases involving patients who underwent laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) at a single refractive surgery center...
  46. ncbi [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
    ....
  47. ncbi Sweet's syndrome associated with Mycobacterium chelonae and herpes simplex virus infections: a case report
    T S Theng
    National Skin Centre, No 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308295
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:411-4. 2003
    We report a case of Sweet's syndrome associated with Mycobacterium chelonae and herpes simplex virus infection.
  48. ncbi Emergence of resistance to clarithromycin during treatment of disseminated cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae infection: case report and literature review
    R 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...
  49. ncbi Antibiotic susceptibility of glutaraldehyde-tolerant Mycobacterium chelonae from bronchoscope washing machines
    Kazuyo Nomura
    Department of Microbiology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Am J Infect Control 32:185-8. 2004
    ..Although 2% glutaraldehyde (GA) is widely used as a disinfectant for bronchoscope cleaning, recently, GA-tolerant mycobacteria have been isolated, which makes this problem more complicated...
  50. ncbi Possible mechanisms for the relative efficacies of ortho-phthalaldehyde and glutaraldehyde against glutaraldehyde-resistant Mycobacterium chelonae
    S E Walsh
    Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 91:80-92. 2001
    AIMS: 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...
  51. ncbi An outbreak of hypersensitivity pneumonitis at a metalworking plant: a longitudinal assessment of intervention effectiveness
    Anne 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...
  52. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis associated with soft contact lens wear
    Monika A Malecha
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    CLAO J 28:228-30. 2002
    To report a case of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis associated with soft contact lens wear.
  53. ncbi In vitro bactericidal activity of antibiotic combinations against clinical isolates of Mycobacterium chelonae
    R Cremades
    Section of Microbiology, Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Spain
    J Chemother 20:43-7. 2008
    b>Mycobacterium chelonae is one of the most antibiotic-resistant species of the pathogenic, rapidly-growing mycobacteria...
  54. doi Sutureless wound infection by unusual acid-fast organisms
    Vandana 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...
  55. doi Mycobacterium chelonae canaliculitis associated with SmartPlug use
    Amy 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. 2008
    b>Mycobacterium chelonae is ubiquitous in the environment but is an uncommon cause of ocular and periocular infections...
  56. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis: elucidation of diagnosis through evaluation of smears of fluid from patient's contact lens care system
    Edward J Bottone
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cornea 24:356-8. 2005
    To 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.
  57. ncbi Comparative efficacy of topical gatifloxacin with ciprofloxacin, amikacin, and clarithromycin in the treatment of experimental Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis
    Joon 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
    To determine the comparative efficacy of topical gatifloxacin with ciprofloxacin, fortified amikacin, and clarithromycin against Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis in an animal model.
  58. ncbi [Whoever wants to be beautiful, must sometimes suffer: mycobacteriosis after cosmetic surgery in the Caribbean]
    Dieter Hassler
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1668. 2004
  59. pmc Mycobacterium chelonae skin infection in kidney-pancreas recipient
    Ingrid Stelzmueller
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:352-4. 2005
  60. ncbi Clinicopathologic case report: scleral buckle associated nontuberculous mycobacterial scleritis
    Jared 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...
  61. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae wound ulcer after clear-cornea cataract surgery
    Jeane Haidee Mah-Sadorra
    Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:1888-9. 2004
  62. ncbi Osteomyelitis of the mandible due to Mycobacterium abscessus: a case report
    Tal Bar
    Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:841-4. 2005
  63. ncbi Atypical mycobacteria keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis unresponsive to fourth-generation fluoroquinolone therapy
    Jose 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
    ....
  64. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy
    Brandon 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 ..
  65. ncbi Visual recovery following Mycobacterium chelonae endophthalmitis
    Michael W Stewart
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 14:181-3. 2006
    Following uncomplicated cataract surgery, a patient receiving etanercept for psoriatic arthritis developed Mycobacterium chelonae endophthalmitis...
  66. ncbi The increasing problem of antibiotic resistance
    Nick Mamalis
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1831-2. 2007
  67. ncbi Nontuberculous mycobacterial peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Mira 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 ..
  68. ncbi Recalcitrant post-LASIK Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis eradicated after the use of fourth-generation fluoroquinolone
    Rola N Hamam
    Department of Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Ophthalmology 113:950-4. 2006
    To report a patient with Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after LASIK and discuss therapeutic measures.
  69. ncbi Effectiveness of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium abscessus in vivo
    Armando R Caballero
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Curr Eye Res 31:23-9. 2006
    ..To determine the effectiveness of fluoroquinolones against Mycobacterium abscessus in vivo...
  70. ncbi Fourth-generation fluoroquinolone-resistant mycobacterial keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis
    Majid 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...
  71. ncbi Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Mycobacterium chelonae coinfection of the extraocular scleral buckle explant
    David 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. 2007
    To report a very unusual form of coinfection of the extraocular scleral buckle explant by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Mycobacterium chelonae.
  72. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus complex clear corneal wound infection with recurrent hypopyon and perforation after phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation
    Juan Javier Servat
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1448-51. 2005
    We 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...
  73. ncbi Fluoroquinolone therapy in Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after lamellar keratectomy
    Melvin A Sarayba
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1396-402. 2005
    To characterize a rabbit model of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after lamellar keratectomy and assess the effectiveness of fluoroquinolone therapy.
  74. ncbi Bilateral Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis
    Yi Chen Sun
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 50:285-7. 2006
  75. ncbi Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis in a patient with Sjögren's syndrome
    M 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. 2008
    In 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.
  76. ncbi [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...
  77. ncbi Postoperative infection of laparoscopic surgery wound due to Mycobacterium chelonae
    M Rajini
    Department of Microbiology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar 563 101, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 25:163-5. 2007
    We 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 ..
  78. ncbi Cluster of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis cases following laser in situ keratomileusis
    Robert K Maloney
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:298-9; author reply 299-300. 2002
  79. ncbi Bilateral Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis following LASIK
    Seema Verma
    J Refract Surg 19:379-80. 2003
  80. pmc Failure of the Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine: some species of environmental mycobacteria block multiplication of BCG and induction of protective immunity to tuberculosis
    Lise Brandt
    Department of TB Immunology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Infect Immun 70:672-8. 2002
    ....
  81. ncbi Disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae cutaneous infection: recalcitrant to combined antibiotic therapy
    Preya 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...
  82. ncbi Rapid diagnosis and treatment of mycobacterial keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis
    Bradley 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...
  83. ncbi Bilateral Mycobacterium abscessus keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis
    JoAnn 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...
  84. ncbi Endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium chelonae: selection of antibiotics and outcomes of treatment
    Ingrid U Scott
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Fla 33101, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:573-6. 2003
  85. ncbi Infectious post-LASIK crystalline keratopathy caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Yossi Yatziv
    Cornea 22:188; author reply 188. 2003
  86. ncbi Mycobacterium mucogenicum isolated from a patient with granulomatous hepatitis
    Mark 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...
  87. ncbi [Keratitis due to Mycobacterium chelonae after refractive surgery with LASIK]
    Fátima Becero
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 20:44-5. 2002
  88. ncbi Non-tuberculous mycobacterial keratitis at the interface after laser in situ keratomileusis
    Kyoung 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
    ..To describe two cases of bacterial keratitis with atypical mycobacteria after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  89. ncbi Rapidly growing mycobacterial pulmonary infection in association with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Abdullah 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...
  90. ncbi Rapidly growing mycobacterial infections: spectrum of diseases, antimicrobial susceptibility, pathology and treatment outcomes
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 86:772-80. 2003
    ..A series of cases infected with rapidly growing mycobacteria were studied to reveal the spectrum of disease, antimicrobial susceptibility, pathology, and treatment outcomes...
  91. ncbi Mycobacterium interface keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis
    A Solomon
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 900 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:2201-8. 2001
    ....
  92. ncbi [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...
  93. ncbi Nontuberculous mycobacterial endophthalmitis
    Kirk R Wilhelmus
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1663. 2003
  94. ncbi [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
    ..To summarize the experience of treatment on wound infection by non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) after operations...
  95. ncbi Topical antibacterial therapy for mycobacterial keratitis: potential for surgical prophylaxis and treatment
    Robert Abshire
    Alcon Laboratories, Inc, Fort Worth, Texas 76134 2099, USA
    Clin Ther 26:191-6. 2004
    b>Mycobacterium chelonae and Mycobacterium fortuitum are the 2 most commonly implicated species of nontuberculous mycobacteria in cases of bacterial keratitis.
  96. ncbi Diagnostic odyssey of a cutaneous mycobacteriosis rare in central Europe
    Tobias W Fischer
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Dermatology 205:289-92. 2002
    Cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium chelonae is an uncommon disease, although this atypical mycobacterium is an acid-fast bacillus ubiquitous in the environment...
  97. ncbi Infections with rapidly growing mycobacteria: report of 20 cases
    Somnuek 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...
  98. doi [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 ..
  99. ncbi Current treatment of atypical mycobacteriosis
    Jaime 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...
  100. ncbi Identification of members of Mycobacterium avium species by Accu-Probes, serotyping, and single IS900, IS901, IS1245 and IS901-flanking region PCR with internal standards
    Milan 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 ..
  101. pmc Performance assessment of new multiplex probe assay for identification of mycobacteria
    E 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 ..

Research Grants15

  1. PULMONARY EFFECTS OF MACHINING FLUID AEROSOLS
    Terry 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...
  2. CONTROL OF DISEASE IN ZEBRAFISH RESEARCH FACILITIES
    Michael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..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. ..
  3. Control of Diseases in Zebrafish Research Facilities
    Michael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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 ..
  4. CONTROL OF DISEASE IN ZEBRAFISH RESEARCH FACILITIES
    Michael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..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. ..
  5. Control of Diseases in Zebrafish Research Facilities
    Michael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..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 ..
  6. Control of Diseases in Zebrafish Research Facilities
    MICHAEL 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 ..
  7. CONTROL OF DISEASE IN ZEBRAFISH RESEARCH FACILITIES
    Michael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, we have developed a web-based fish health manual, and new information generated in the present study will be incorporated into this manual. ..
  8. CONTROL OF DISEASE IN ZEBRAFISH RESEARCH FACILITIES
    Michael 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. ..
  9. CONTROL OF DISEASE IN ZEBRAFISH RESEARCH FACILITIES
    Michael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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. ..
  10. CONTROL OF DISEASE IN ZEBRAFISH RESEARCH FACILITIES
    Michael Kent; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..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. ..
  11. Role of non-tuberculous mycobacteria in lung disease
    Jason 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. ..
  12. INHALED PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS AND EARLY LUNG EFFECTS
    William 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 ..
  13. INHALED PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS AND EARLY LUNG EFFECTS
    William Beckett; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..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 ..
  14. INHALED PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS AND EARLY LUNG EFFECTS
    William Beckett; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..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 ..