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Mycobacterium fortuitum (mf in further text): unusual agent of pneumonia at immunocompetent patient

  • At: Salvadore (Brazil) (2006)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ROSOVIC-BAZIJANAC, Vesna (University Hospital Center, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • Co-author(s): Francula, Ivana (University Hospital Center, RIJEKA, Croatia)
    Vlasic Cicvaric, Inge (University Hospital Center, RIJEKA, Croatia)
    Bacic, Ivanka (University Hospital Center, RIJEKA, Croatia)
    Pupacic, Veronika (University Hospital Center, RIJEKA, Croatia)
  • Abstract:

    We would like to show an unusual case of pneumonia caused by Mycobacterium fortuitum at immunocompetent patient. Pulmonary diseases with suspect on fast growing Mycobacterium (Mf) are difficult to recognize clinically from pulmonary tuberculosis. The immunocompromitive patients (AIDS) are the most exposed to this disease.

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