Disseminated Mycobacterium scrofulaceum infection in a child with interferon-gamma receptor 1 deficiency.

@article{Marazzi2010DisseminatedMS,
  title={Disseminated Mycobacterium scrofulaceum infection in a child with interferon-gamma receptor 1 deficiency.},
  author={Maria Grazia Marazzi and Ariane L. A. Chapgier and A. Defilippi and Vito Pistoia and Sara Mangini and Cesarina Savioli and A. Dell'Acqua and Jacqueline Feinberg and Enrico M Tortoli and J. Hugo P{\'e}rez Casanova},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={e167-70}
}
Disseminated disease caused by non-tuberculous, environmental mycobacteria (EM) reflects impaired host immunity. Disseminated disease caused by Mycobacterium scrofulaceum has primarily been reported in patients with AIDS. Moreover, observing M. scrofulaceum as the agent of localized disease in childhood has become increasingly rare. We report the first case… CONTINUE READING