Mycobacterium abscessus

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Mycobacterium abscessus

A rapidly growing mycobacterium, which is common water contaminant and culprit in chronic lung, middle ear, wound and other cutaneous infections in immunocompromised hosts.

My·co·bac·te·ri·um ab·scessus

(mīkō-bak-tērē-ŭm ab-sesŭs)
Fast-growing Mycobacterium species that causes respiratory and wound infections in humans
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Culture grew Mycobacterium abscessus which was sensitive to amikacin, linezolid and clarithromycin.
High-Level Relatedness among Mycobacterium abscessus subsp.
The company has received the grant to study the treatment of two pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacteria infections - Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium abscessus - with the company's inhaled Linhaliq and Lipoquin products.
Pseudooutbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus infection caused by laboratory contamination.
5 >40 Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycobacterium avium >40 Mycobacterium fortuitum >40 Mycobacterium smegmatis >40 Mycobacterium intracellulare >40 Mycobacterium chimera >40 Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum >40 Mycobacterium colombiense >40 Mycobacterium abscessus subspboletti >40 Other dermatological diseases (n = 10) Pemphigus foliaceus (n = 2) >40 Pemphigus vulgaris (n = 1) >40 Nummular eczema (n = 1) >40 Lichenified eczema (n = 1) >40 Porphyria (n = 2) >40 Lupus erythematosus (n = 3) >40 Healthy individuals (n = 10) Normal skin >40 qPCR, quantitative PCR; [C.
Mycobacterium abscessus cording prevents phagocytosis and promotes abscess formation.
The species of NTM among patients who died were Mycobacterium abscessus , Mycobacterium fortuitum , and Mycobacterium intracellulare .
Among them, the rapidly growing organisms such as Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium fortuitum and Mycobacterium abscessus are widespread in nature and in hospital environments [16].
On September 13, 2015, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) was notified by hospital A of a cluster of pediatric Mycobacterium abscessus odontogenic infections.
In this report, we describe a case of a Mycobacterium abscessus parotid gland abscess in an immunocompetent, adult patient.
A surface with a biomimetic micropattern reduces colonization of Mycobacterium abscessus.
Granulation tissue obtained from both ears yielded rapidly growing Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium fortuitum that were resistant to trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole but sensitive to imipenem, clarithromycin, and azithromycin.

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