Mycobacterium kansasii and M. scrofulaceum isolates from HIV-negative South African gold miners: incidence, clinical significance and radiology.

@article{Corbett1999MycobacteriumKA,
  title={Mycobacterium kansasii and M. scrofulaceum isolates from HIV-negative South African gold miners: incidence, clinical significance and radiology.},
  author={Elizabeth Lucy Corbett and M Hay and Gavin John Churchyard and P C Herselman and Tim C Clayton and Brian G. Williams and Richard J Hayes and David Mulder and Kevin M De Cock},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={1999},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={501-7}
}
SETTING A South African gold mining hospital. OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical significance of non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) isolates, and estimate NTM disease incidence in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) negative miners. DESIGN Retrospective case series describing clinical and radiological features associated with NTM sputum isolates from HIV-negative miners between January 1993 and July 1996, and a comparison group with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. RESULTS Of… CONTINUE READING

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