Journal Article

Cutaneous Tuberculosis of the Penis and Sexual Transmission of Tuberculosis Confirmed by Molecular Typing

Brian J. Angus, Malcolm Yates, C. Conlon and I. Byren

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 33, issue 11, pages e132-e134
Published in print December 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online December 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/324360
Cutaneous Tuberculosis of the Penis and Sexual Transmission of Tuberculosis Confirmed by Molecular Typing

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A case of culture-positive primary cutaneous Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection of the penis was diagnosed in a male patient; 1 year later, endometrial tuberculosis was diagnosed in the patient's wife. These organisms were confirmed to be indistinguishable by use of molecular techniques.

Journal Article.  2054 words.  Illustrated.

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

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