An outbreak of joint and cutaneous infections caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria after corticosteroid injection.

@article{Jung2015AnOO,
  title={An outbreak of joint and cutaneous infections caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria after corticosteroid injection.},
  author={Sun-Young Jung and Bong Gi Kim and Donghyok Kwon and Ji-Hyuk Park and Seung-Ki Youn and Semi Jeon and Hye-Yeon Um and Kyoung-eun Kwon and Hyun-jung Kim and Hyun-Joo Jung and Eunmi Choi and Byung Joo Park},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={62-9}
}
OBJECTIVES An outbreak of joint and cutaneous infections among patients who had been injected at a single clinic in South Korea was investigated. METHODS In this retrospective case-control study, 61 cases were diagnosed based on symptoms and signs of septic arthritis or cutaneous infection that developed after injections at the clinic between April and September 2012; 64 controls were investigated by administering questionnaires on risk factors and analyzing the clinic medical records. An… CONTINUE READING
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