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28 Possible Causes for Mycobacterium Chelonae, Mycobacterium Kansasii, Persistent Cough

  • Atypical Mycobacteria

    […] from Mycobacterium kansasii.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] chelonae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common symptoms include a persistent cough, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and occasionally shortness of breath (dyspnea) and coughing up of blood (hemoptysis[rarediseases.org]

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    Slow-growing NTM include Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare ( Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex) and Mycobacterium kansasii, whereas fast-growing NTM[scielo.br] chelonae or Mycobacterium abscessus.[jamanetwork.com] When to See Your Doctor If you have a persistent cough, particularly if you also have fatigue, night sweats, shortness of breath or weight loss, you should see your doctor[lung.org]

  • Mycobacterial Infection

    Some of those causing atypical mycobacterial infections include: Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Mycobacterium kansasii Mycobacterium marinum Mycobacterium ulcerans Mycobacterium[dermnetnz.org] We evaluated a patient with disseminated Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium chelonae infection, of which he died.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An infant was referred to us for persistent cough and recurrent wheezing. Chest X-ray showed an abnormal shadow in the right lower lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mycobacterium Kansasii

    Mycobacterium kansasii is a bacterium in the Mycobacterium family.[en.wikipedia.org] OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to identify and differentiate Mycobacterium kansasii and Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus group strains isolated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although some may suggest these data argue unfavorably against surgical resection, it must be highlighted that symptoms of chronic cough and a feeling of being unwell were[jtd.amegroups.com]

  • Pulmonary Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infection

    These organisms include: Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare : 60% (on bronchial secretions) see: pulmonary MAIC infection Mycobacterium kansasii : 25% Mycobacterium fortuitum[radiopaedia.org] The most common symptoms include a persistent cough, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and occasionally shortness of breath (dyspnea) and coughing up of blood (hemoptysis[rarediseases.org] Although over 150 different species of NTM have been described, pulmonary infections are most commonly due to Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), Mycobacterium kansasii, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mycobacterium xenopi Infection

    The isolation of Mycobacterium kansasii and Mycobacterium xenopi from water systems. Tubercle 1974 ; 55 : 291 – 297. 3. Wolinsky, E.[cambridge.org] The most common symptoms include a persistent cough, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and occasionally shortness of breath (dyspnea) and coughing up of blood (hemoptysis[rarediseases.org] (eg, Mycobacterium kansasii, M marinum (see image above), Mycobacterium simiae ) Group 2 - Scotochromogens (eg, Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, Mycobacterium szulgai, Mycobacterium[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Mycobacterium Intracellulare Infection

    Some of those causing atypical mycobacterial infections include: Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Mycobacterium kansasii Mycobacterium marinum Mycobacterium ulcerans Mycobacterium[dermnetnz.org] In 1992, two researchers published a report of six older women who developed a persistent cough along with night sweats, weight loss and shortness of breath.[well.blogs.nytimes.com] Most of the patients (86 percent) presented with persistent cough and purulent sputum, usually without fever or weight loss.[nejm.org]

  • Disseminated Infection with Mycobacterium Avium Complex

    Pulmonary cavitations in Mycobacterium kansasii: distinction from M. tuberculosis.[scielo.br] Insulin injection abscesses caused by Mycobacterium chelonae. Diabetes Care 2003 ; 26 : 2483 –2484. Jackson PG, Keen H, Noble CJ, Simmons NA.[doi.org] It usually first presents as a persistent cough. It is typically treated with a series of three antibiotics for a period of at least six months.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Disseminated Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    Six patients had infections with Mycobacterium kansasii; two with M. avium-intracellulare; and one with M. chelonei.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , whilst Mycobacterium marinum, Mycobacterium ulcerans, Mycobacterium fortuitum and Mycobacterium chelonae cause skin infections.[dermnetnz.org] The most common symptoms include a persistent cough, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and occasionally shortness of breath (dyspnea) and coughing up of blood (hemoptysis[rarediseases.org]

  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex

    MAC was most frequently observed (5436 isolates, 85.9%), followed by Mycobacterium abscessus (175 isolates, 2.8%) and Mycobacterium kansasii (74 isolates, 1.2%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rapidly Growing NTM & Aerobic Actinomycetes A microdilution MIC method is used for testing mycobacteria such as Mycobacterium abscessus ( M. abscessus), Mycobacterium chelonae[nationaljewish.org] Symptoms of disease in patients with MAC include persistent cough, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and occasionally shortness of breath and coughing up of blood.[infectioncontroltoday.com]