Other Mycobacteria

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ehamm
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116896
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Other Mycobacteria
Updated:
2011-11-14 22:38:03
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Other Mycobacteria
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Other Mycobacteria
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  1. M. Kansasii
    • Resembles TB and slow growing without treatment
    • Cavitary pulmonary disease, cervical lymphadenopathy, skin infections
    • HIV associated OI
    • Positive PPD
  2. MAIC
    • South, pacific coast
    • Second only to TB in disease burden
    • Cavitary lung disease
    • More resistant to drugs than TB
    • Most common systemic bacterial infection in AIDS
    • Blood culture for diagnosis
  3. M. Scrofulceum
    • Granulomatous cervical lymphadenitis in kids
    • Enlarged lymph nodes, no other symptoms
    • No PPD conversion

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