First case of Mycobacterium heckeshornense cavitary lung disease in the Latin America and Caribbean region
SourceNew Microbes and New Infections, 9, (2016), pp. 63-5
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New Microbes and New Infections
SubjectRadboudumc 4: lnfectious Diseases and Global Health RIHS: Radboud Institute for Health Sciences
A case of cavitary pulmonary disease caused by Mycobacterium heckeshornense in Uruguay is described. This is the first case reported in the Latin America and Caribbean region, showing that this species is a worldwide opportunistic human pathogen.
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