Mycobacterium chelonae facial infections following injection of dermal filler.

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UNLABELLED A cluster of 3 facial Mycobacterium chelonae infections occurred after cosmetic dermal filler injections at a plastic surgery clinic. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis showed that M chelonae isolated from the clinic tap water were identical to the patient wound isolates. Review of injection procedures identified application of nonsterile ice to… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1090820X12471944

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