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Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Oct 15;33(8):1433-4. Epub 2001 Sep 5.

Successful treatment of disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae infection with linezolid.

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Mycobacteria/Nocardia Laboratory and Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, TX 75708, USA. barbara.elliott@uthct.edu

Abstract

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.

PMID:
11550122
DOI:
10.1086/322523
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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