Published in Blood Weekly, July 23rd, 2009
"All rights reserved The authors present a case of urinary infection by a non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) species, Mycobacterium gordonae, in a renal transplant recipient. A 29-year-old female patient had persistent sterile pyuria after her second kidney transplant. An NTM, M. gordonae, was isolated, and the patient was started on antituberculous treatment, with resolution of leukocyturia. Ureteral stenosis with hydronephrosis and deterioration of allograft...
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