Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 25th, 2005
According to a recent report from the United States, "We recently encountered 5 patients with Mycobacteria abscessu infection following cosmetic procedures performed at a surgicenter located off the United States coastline which, by report, actively recruits domestic patients.
"Additional patients with similar clinical histories and presentation have been identified at other practices along the Eastern seaboard as well. A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigation has confirmed a common link."
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