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Bursitis due to Mycobacterium goodii, a recently described, rapidly growing mycobacterium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11136814     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of olecranon bursitis due to Mycobacterium goodii in a 60-year-old man. Prior to recognition of his infection, he received intrabursal steroids and underwent olecranon bursectomy. His infection was cured with antimicrobial therapy consisting of doxycycline and ciprofloxacin. This case illustrates that previously unrecognized members of the Mycobacterium smegmatis group of mycobacteria have pathogenic potential.
N D Friedman; D J Sexton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-12     Completed Date:  2001-03-01     Revised Date:  2013-04-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  404-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bursitis / microbiology*
Middle Aged
Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / microbiology*
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria / classification*,  isolation & purification

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