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Address correspondence to Colleen S. Kraft, Email: colleen.kraft@emory.edu

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Keywords:

  • Science & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  • Microbiology
  • MICROBIOLOGY
  • SLOWLY GROWING MYCOBACTERIA
  • LUNG-DISEASE
  • NONTUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA
  • AVIUM-INTRACELLULARE
  • PSEUDO-OUTBREAK

Mycobacterium paraffinicum Causing Symptomatic Pulmonary Infection

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Journal Title:

Journal of Clinical Microbiology

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Volume 52, Number 4

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, Pages 1281-1283

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Article | Final Publisher PDF

Abstract:

Mycobacterium paraffinicum has been newly recognized as a species. A case of symptomatic pulmonary infection caused by M. paraffinicum is described, and as far as we know, this is the first case of the organism as a human pathogen. Copyright © 2014, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.

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© 2014, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.

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