Mycobacterium fortuitum

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My·co·bac·te·ri·um for·tu·i·'tum

a saprophytic bacterial species found in soil and in infections of humans, cattle, and cold-blooded animals. Causes skin abscesses.

My·co·bac·te·ri·um for·tu·itum

(mīkō-bak-tērē-ŭm fōr-tūi-tŭm)
Fast-growing Mycobacterium species that causes respiratory and wound infections in humans.
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Furthermore, bee venom displayed a significant anti-mycobacterial activity against RGM especially Mycobacterium fortuitum (MIC 100 [micro]g/ml).
Effect of subinhibitory concentrations of ciprofloxacin on Mycobacterium fortuitum mutation rates.
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.
1,3,4) Other species that have been documented in birds include Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium fortuitum, Mycobacterium gordonae, Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum, Mycobacterium simiae, and Mycobacterium peregrinum.
These represented 21 cases of Mycobacterium avium complex (60%), 1 Mycobacterium fortuitum (3%), 7 B henselae (20%), 2 Yersinia enterocolitica (7%), 1 F tularensis (3%) and 1 Streptococcus pyogenes (3%) (Table 2).
Un paciente fue transferido a HD tras una peritonitis por Mycobacterium fortuitum, otro recibio un trasplante renal tras 9 anos en tecnica y un ultimo paciente continua en DP al finalizar este estudio (tabla 1).
The rapidly growing pathogenic mycobacteria capable of producing disease in humans consist primarily of the Mycobacterium fortuitum, M.
MAC is the most frequently reported NTM associated with hot tub lung, but cases of this disease related to Mycobacterium fortuitum have also been reported (Khoor et al.
A biopsy suggested she might have mycobacterial infection, and a culture of the tissue biopsy grew one of the rapidly growing types of mycobacteria, such as Mycobacterium fortuitum and M.
abscessus, Mycobacterium kansasii, Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium fortuitum, and others have been reported.
Two Mycobacterium fortuitum strains isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Delhi harbour IS6110 homologue.
Her condition was diagnosed as Mycobacterium fortuitum, he said, and was attributable to Cha's failure to sterilize one of his surgical instruments.

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