Molecular diagnosis of a Mycobacterium chelonae infection.


A 23-year-old female presented with enlarged cervical lymph nodes, and a diagnosis of nonspecific lymphadenitis with formation of pyogranulomas was rendered. Despite an initial oral antibiosis and subsequent long-term intravenous and oral antibiosis under hospitalized conditions, the symptoms progressed. The lymph nodes became larger and then affected the… (More)


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