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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Abstract

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
Volume18
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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