Clinical and microbiological assessment of Mycobacterium simiae isolates from a single laboratory in southern Arizona.

Abstract

Mycobacterium simiae was the third most common mycobacterium identified over a 2-year period from a single clinical laboratory in southern Arizona. Thirty-three isolates from 25 patients were identified over 1 year. The isolation of M. simiae was considered clinically significant for only two of 23 evaluable patients. None of five patients with human… (More)

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@article{Rynkiewicz1998ClinicalAM, title={Clinical and microbiological assessment of Mycobacterium simiae isolates from a single laboratory in southern Arizona.}, author={D L Rynkiewicz and Gary D Cage and W. Ray Butler and Neil M Ampel}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={1998}, volume={26 3}, pages={625-30} }