Mycobacterium genavense as a cause of subacute pneumonia in patients with severe cellular immunodeficiency

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BACKGROUND Mycobacterium genavense is a rare nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). Human infections are mostly disseminated in the setting of the AIDS epidemic or the use of aggressive immunosuppressive treatments. M. genavense culture is fastidious, requiring supplemented media. Pulmonary involvement rarely occurs as a primary localization. CASES… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-311

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@inproceedings{Rammaert2011MycobacteriumGA, title={Mycobacterium genavense as a cause of subacute pneumonia in patients with severe cellular immunodeficiency}, author={Blandine Rammaert and L J Couderc and Elisabeth Rivaud and Patrick Honderlick and David Zucman and Marie-France Mamzer and Pierre Cahen and Emmanuel Bille and Marc Lecuit and Olivier Lortholary and Emilie Catherinot}, booktitle={BMC infectious diseases}, year={2011} }