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Volume 21, Number 11—November 2015

Mycobacterium sherrisii Pulmonary Disease, Burkina Faso

Emanuele Borroni, Gisèle Badoum, Daniela Cirillo, Alberto Matteelli, Isidore Moyenga, Martial Ouedraogo, Alberto Roggi, Nuccia Saleri, Elisa Tagliani, and Enrico TortoliComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan, Italy (E. Borroni, D.M. Cirillo, E. Tagliani, E. Tortoli); University of Ouagadougou Yalgado National Hospital, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (G. Badoum, M. Quedraogo); University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy (A. Matteelli, A. Roggii, N. Saleri) Ministry of Health, Ouagadougou (I. Moyenga

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Clinical features of and microbiological findings from 4 patients with Mycobacterium sherrisii infection, Burkina Faso, 2012*

Patient no. Age, y/sex HIV status Smear results TB treatments NTM treatment begun Radiology Outcome
1 40/F Negative 3+ 2011, 2012 October 2012 Cavitation in the right upper lobe. Bilateral apical bronchopneumonia with small pleural effusion in the right lung and basal emphysema. Lost to follow-up
2 33/M Negative 2+ 2011, 2012 October 2012 Bilateral apical bronchopneumonia with consolidation in the middle lobe. Died
3 57/M Negative 2+ 2012 NA NA Lost to follow-up
2011, 2012
December 2012
Massive bilateral pneumonia
*TB, tuberculosis; NTM, nontuberculous mycobacteria; NA, not applicable.

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