Mycobacterium haemophilum


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My·co·bac·te·ri·um hae·mo·phi·lum

(mī'kō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm hē-mof'i-lŭm)
A nonchromogenic acid-fast bacillus; infections occur mainly in immunocompromised patients (e.g., those with AIDS, Hodgkin disease). Submandibular lymphadenitis, subcutaneous nodules, and ulcers that progress to abscesses and fistulae are common manifestations.
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Spindle cell pseudotumor of the brain associated with Mycobacterium haemophilum and Mycobacterium simiae mixed infection in a patient with AIDS: the first case report.
Suankratay, "Spindle cell pseudotumor of the brain associated with Mycobacterium haemophilum and Mycobacterium simiae mixed infection in a patient with AIDS: the first case report," International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.
SGM comprise some common species, such as the Mycobacterium avium complex (Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare, and Mycobacterium chimaera), Mycobacterium kansasii, Mycobacterium haemophilum, Mycobacterium marinum, and Mycobacterium ulcerans, in addition to some less common pathogens, such as Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, Mycobacterium simiae, Mycobacterium malmoense and Mycobacterium xenopi.
Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of Mycobacterium haemophilum infections.
In addition, cultures included media to support growth of Mycobacterium haemophilum and were incubated at both 86[degrees]F (30[degrees]C) and 98.6[degrees]F (37[degrees]C).
Surgical exploration of the nodule was consistent with an infectious process, and tissue was sent for bacterial, fungal, and mycobacterial cultures, including Mycobacterium marinum and Mycobacterium haemophilum. All cultures were recorded as negative for growth.
Mycobacterium haemophilum, a nontuberculous mycobacterial species, typically affects immunocompromised persons.
During September 1990-March 1991, clinicians at a New York City (NYC) hospital diagnosed Mycobacterium haemophilum infections in four patients.
Cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum. Clin Infect Dis.
To the Editor: Mycobacterium haemophilum is an aerobic, slow-growing microorganism with optimal growth at 30[degrees]C to 32[degrees]C.
Mycobacterium haemophilum osteomyelitis: case report and review of the literature.
Mycobacterium haemophilum and lymphadenitis in immunocompetent children, Israel.
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