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Int J Mycobacteriol. 2019 Jul-Sep;8(3):295-297. doi: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_100_19.

A case report of disseminated Mycobacterium colombiense infection in an HIV patient.

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1
Infectious Diseases Department, Matosinhos Local Health Unit, Matosinhos, Portugal.
2
Unit of Medical Microbiology, Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine of NOVA University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

Abstract

Mycobacterium colombiense is a newly recognized member of the Mycobacterium avium complex, and only a few cases of infections caused by this pathogen have been reported. We present an imported case of disseminated disease caused by M. colombiense in an HIV patient in early February 2017.

KEYWORDS:

Disseminated disease; HIV; Mycobacterium colombiense

PMID:
31512608
DOI:
10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_100_19
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