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85 Possible Causes for Acid-Fast Bacteria, Mycobacterium Avium Complex

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    Mycobacterium avium intracellulare complex (MAC) causes most lung infections due to NTM.[mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com] Mycobacterial infection is increasing, partly due to emerging drug resistance and the HIV epidemic. [ 2 ] Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are acid-fast bacteria, widespread[patient.info] Stains for acid-fast bacteria (AFB) and fungi were negative.[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Atypical Mycobacteria

    Mycobacterium gordonae, Mycobacterium avium complex, and Mycobacterium scrofulaceum were identified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mycobacterial infection is increasing, partly due to emerging drug resistance and the HIV epidemic. [ 2 ] Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are acid-fast bacteria, widespread[patient.info] The patient was an 18-year-old woman with vertebral osteomyelitis of Th12-L1 caused by Mycobacterium avium complex.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cutaneous Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    To the Editor: The increasing prevalence of AIDS has heightened interest in atypical mycobacterial infections. 1 Mycobacterium avium complex is the usual cause in patients[nejm.org] Mycobacterial infection is increasing, partly due to emerging drug resistance and the HIV epidemic. [ 2 ] Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are acid-fast bacteria, widespread[patient.info] Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) MAC includes the species Mycobacterium avium (A-vee-um) and Mycobacterium intracellulare (in-truh-sel-yoo-LAR-e) and most commonly causes[humanillnesses.com]

  • Mycobacterium Marinum Skin Granuloma

    To the Editor: The increasing prevalence of AIDS has heightened interest in atypical mycobacterial infections. 1 Mycobacterium avium complex is the usual cause in patients[nejm.org] Granuloma was present in 22 (63%) of 35 biopsy specimens, and staining for acid-fast bacteria yielded positive results in two of 22 specimens.[jamanetwork.com] Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) MAC includes the species Mycobacterium avium (A-vee-um) and Mycobacterium intracellulare (in-truh-sel-yoo-LAR-e) and most commonly causes[humanillnesses.com]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    avium complex (MAC) infections .[radiopaedia.org] […] be apparent. 4 Consider the possibility of disseminated extrapulmonary TB if the patient has advanced HIV infection. 11 The definitive diagnosis of TB requires culture of acid-fast[journals.lww.com] avium complex (MAC) infections.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Tuberculous Gumma

    Most NTM disease cases involve the species known as Mycobacterium avium complex or MAC for short, M. abscessus, M. fortuitum, M. abscessus is being seen with increasing frequency[wikivisually.com] […] producing mould-like pellicles when grown on liquid media. 6.  Weakly gram-positive, strongly acid fast, aerobic, nonspore forming, nonmotile, facultative, intracellular[slideshare.net] complex / Mycobacterium avium / Mycobacterium intracellulare / MAP MAI infection M. ulcerans Buruli ulcer M. haemophilum R4 / RG : M. fortuitum M. chelonae M. abscessus Nocardiaceae[worldlibrary.org]

  • Mycobacterium Kansasii

    […] and atypical mycobacterial infections, Mycobacterium avium complex or Mycobacterium avium intracellulare and M. kansasii. 8.2 Introduction Many atypical mycobacteria have[onlinelibrary.wiley.com] Histologic examination of the mass revealed a pyogranulomatous mastitis characterized by an infiltration with macrophages containing acid-fast bacteria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Timpe A, Runyon EH: The relationship of ‘atypical’ acid-fast bacteria to human disease. A preliminary report. J Lab Clin Med 1954;44:202–209.[karger.com]

  • Disseminated Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    We describe a case of disseminated Mycobacterium avium-complex (MAC) in a lung transplant recipient presenting as granulomatous liver disease with signs of portal hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mycobacterial infection is increasing, partly due to emerging drug resistance and the HIV epidemic. [ 2 ] Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are acid-fast bacteria, widespread[patient.info] Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is a group of bacteria related to tuberculosis. These germs are very common in food, water, and soil.[webmd.com]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    […] tuberculosis despite the high prevalence of Mycobacterium avium complex in respiratory specimens.[doi.org] Three consecutive sets of sputum showed acid-fast bacteria, and liquid culture grew Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB; Figure 3).[acgcasereports.gi.org] avium-intracellulare complex (DMAC) A31.8 Other mycobacterial infections A31.9 Mycobacterial infection, unspecified A40.9 Streptococcal sepsis, unspecified A41.01 Sepsis[medicbind.com]

  • Scrofula

    Reports of the clinical efficacy of clarithromycin in patients with AIDS and Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (MAI) complex have prompted its use in NTM lymphadenitis.[emedicine.com] Diagnosis: Diagnosis is usually performed by needle aspiration biopsy or excisional biopsy of the mass and the histological demonstration of stainable acid-fast bacteria in[findmeacure.com] Diagnosis is usually performed by needle aspiration biopsy or excisional biopsy of the mass and the histological demonstration of stainable acid-fast bacteria in the case[en.wikipedia.org]

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