Abscess due to Mycobacterium fortuitum :case report with review

Mukhopadhya, C.C.; Das Gupta, L.R.; Narasimhan, S.L. and Balakrishna Sharma, V.N. (1974) Abscess due to Mycobacterium fortuitum :case report with review. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 21 (3). pp. 133-136.

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A case of post-injection abscess caused by Mycobacterium fortuitum is described. The organism was repeatedly isolated in pure growth from the aspirated pus. Detailed laboratory tests were performed to identify the species. Relevant literatures have been reviewed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mycobacterium fortuitum, Post-injection Abscess, Aspirated Pus, Laboratory Tests
Subjects:Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium
Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques > Culture Techniques
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Inflammation
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Infection > Suppuration
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Diagnosis > Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
ID Code:1519
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:31 May 2006

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