[Mycobacterium haemophilum infection in a patient with AIDS].

  title={[Mycobacterium haemophilum infection in a patient with AIDS].},
  author={S. Bachmann and U. Schnyder and G. Pfyffer and R. L{\"u}thy and R. Weber},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={121 39},
  • S. Bachmann, U. Schnyder, +2 authors R. Weber
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift
  • HISTORY AND FINDINGS A 35-year-old HIV-infected man with a CD4 cell count of 100/microliter who had returned from a holiday in Spain presented with fever, chronic diarrhoea, cough, oral ulcers, subcutaneous nodules of about 1 cm in diameter and crusted skin ulcers of about 2 cm in diameter at his right arm, both wrists and buttocks. INVESTIGATIONS Microscopic examination and culture of smears of a skin ulcer revealed acid-fast bacteria. Mycobacterial cultures of blood, sputum, urine and stool… CONTINUE READING
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