Pleuropulmonary infections caused by Mycobacterium bovis: a re-emerging disease.


Between 1980 and 2003, 13 patients (0.95% of all cases of tuberculosis) at a 600-bed university hospital in Madrid, Spain, were diagnosed with Mycobacterium bovis infection. All 13 cases occurred between 1994 and 1999; the mean age of the patients was 50 years (range 23-83 years), and 77% were males. Four (30%) patients were also positive for human… (More)