Cerebral lesions in two patients with AIDS: the possible role of Mycobacterium kansasii.

@article{Monno1996CerebralLI,
  title={Cerebral lesions in two patients with AIDS: the possible role of Mycobacterium kansasii.},
  author={Laura Monno and Sergio Carbonara and Durval C. Costa and Annalisa Appice and Massimo Rollo and Sara Laura Coppola and Gioacchino Angarano},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={
          1130-1
        }
}
SIRWe read with interest the article by Witzig and colleagues [1], which represents an exhaustive retrospective analysis of the clinical presentations and prognosis ofdisease caused by Mycobacterium kansasii in HIV-I-infected patients. The patients included in this analysis were from three hospitals in New Orleans, where > 8% of patients with AIDS are expected to have M kansasii isolated and >3% are expected to develop disseminated disease due to M. kansasii. Witzig et al. mention only a single… CONTINUE READING

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