Piergiorgio Zitti

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Mycobacterium triplex, a recently described, potentially pathogenic species, caused disease primarily in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of pulmonary infection due to this mycobacterium in an immunocompetent patient and review the characteristics of two other cases. In our experience, Mycobacterium triplex pulmonary infection is unresponsive to(More)
Although transbronchial and percutaneous approaches to peripheral pulmonary lesions (PPL) are widely diffused, effective and safe diagnostic techniques, no standardised strategy yet exists that defines the specific role of each in this clinical setting. With the aim of defining the role of each approach and of verifying if the two techniques are alternative(More)
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