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Volume 15, Number 1—January 2009

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Invasive Disease Caused by Nontuberculous Mycobacteria, Tanzania

John A. CrumpComments to Author , Jakko van Ingen, Anne B. Morrissey, Martin J. Boeree, Daudi R. Mavura, Britta Swai, Nathan M. Thielman, John A. Bartlett, Henning Grossman, Venance P. Maro, and Dick van Soolingen
Author affiliations: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA (J.A. Crump, A.B. Morrissey, N.M. Thielman, J.A. Bartlett); Duke University, Durham (J.A. Crump, N.M. Thielman, J.A. Bartlett); Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania (J.A. Crump, D.R. Mavura, B. Swai, J.A. Bartlett, H. Grossman, V.P. Maro); Tumaini University, Moshi (J.A. Crump, D.R. Mavura, B. Swai, J.A. Bartlett, H. Grossman, V.P. Maro); Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (J. van Ingen, M.J. Boeree); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (J. van Ingen; D. van Soolingen); Regional Dermatology Training Centre, Moshi (D.R. Mavura, H. Grossman)

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A 36-year-old HIV-infected woman with Mycobacterium avium disease. A) Photograph of skin lesions on right leg, taken before treatment. B) Histopathologic appearance of skin biopsy specimen from right leg lesion (stain, hematoxylin and eosin; magnification ×40).

Figure. A 36-year-old HIV-infected woman with Mycobacterium avium disease. A) Photograph of skin lesions on right leg, taken before treatment. B) Histopathologic appearance of skin biopsy specimen from right leg lesion (stain, hematoxylin and eosin; magnification ×40).

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