Mycobacterium chelonae (M. chelonae subspecies chelonae): Report of a patient with a sporotrichoid presentation who was successfully treated with clarithromycin and ciprofloxacin

Mubashir A. Zahid, Stephen A Klotz, Elliot Goldstein, William Bartholomew

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We describe a sporotrichoid presentation of infection with Mycobacterium chelonae (M. chelonae subspecies chelonae). The disease occurred in a patient receiving corticosteroid therapy and was cured by the use of clarithromycin and ciprofloxacin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)999-1001
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1994
Externally publishedYes


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  • Immunology

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