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Volume 15, Number 9—September 2009


Extrapulmonary Infections Associated with Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Immunocompetent Persons

Claudio PiersimoniComments to Author  and Claudio Scarparo
Author affiliations: United Hospitals, Ancona, Italy (C. Piersimoni); Santa Maria della Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy (C. Scarparo)

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Table 1

Less frequently encountered mycobacterial species recovered from immunocompetent persons with lymphadenitis*

Mycobacterium sp. No. cases reported Identification method
M. bohemicum 3 GS
M. celatum 1 RH, HPLC, GS
M. genavense 1 RH, GS
M. heckeshornense 1 GS
M. heidelbergense 1 GS
M. interjectum 4 GS
M. lentiflavum 5 HPLC, GS
M. palustre 1 GS
M. parmense 1 HPLC, GS
M. simiae 4 RH, HPLC, GS
M. triplex 4 GS
M. tusciae 1 HPLC, GS

*Most persons were children. GS, gene sequencing; RH, reverse hybridization; HPLC, high-performance liquid chromatography.

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