Lymphadenopathy caused by Mycobacterium colombiense

Óscar Esparcia, Ferran Navarro, Miquel Quer, Pere Coll

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We report the case of a 3-year-old girl with lymphadenopathy caused by the recently described species Mycobacterium colombiense. M. colombiense is a nonpigmented slow grower that is included in the Mycobacterium avium complex. Partial sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene was used for species identification. Copyright © 2008, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1885-1887
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2008


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