Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 2nd, 1997
"In our study two patterns emerged: asymptomatic isolation in five patients; and recurrent isolation of Mycobacterium chelonae in two children associated with a clinical and functional decline," researcher Brigitte Fauroux and colleagues wrote ("Mycobacterial Lung Disease in Cystic Fibrosis: A Prospective Study," Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 1997;16(4):354-357).
Diseases caused by nontuberculous Mycobacterium organisms are most commonly found...
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