Journal Article

Successful Treatment of Disseminated <i>Mycobacterium chelonae</i> Infection with Linezolid

Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, Richard J. Wallace, Richard Blinkhorn, Christopher J. Crist and Linda B. Mann

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 33, issue 8, pages 1433-1434
Published in print October 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online October 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/322523
Successful Treatment of Disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae Infection with Linezolid

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We describe a 57-year-old man with steroid-dependent myasthenia gravis and progressive ulcerating leg nodules due to clarithromycin-resistant Mycobacterium chelonae. The patient was successfully treated with linezolid.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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