Lung cavitation due to Mycobacterium xenopi in a renal transplant recipient.

Abstract

Mycobacterium xenopi is an unusual pathogen and few such cases have been reported in the literature. We report the case of a patient with a sirolimus-based immunosuppressive regimen, who developed lung cavitation. M. xenopi was isolated from the sputum. The patient was treated initially with rifampicin, isoniazid, and pyrazinamide; levofloxacin was added to… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2009.00376.x

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@article{MartnPenagos2009LungCD, title={Lung cavitation due to Mycobacterium xenopi in a renal transplant recipient.}, author={Luis Mart{\'i}n-Penagos and Elena Rodrigo and J. C. Ruiz and Jaime Ag{\"u}ero and Carlos Fern{\'a}ndez-Mazarrasa and L. Martinez and Cecilia Pi{\~n}era and M. Arias}, journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society}, year={2009}, volume={11 3}, pages={249-52} }