PHILLIP F. PIERCE, M.D.; DONALD R. DEYOUNG; GLENN D. ROBERTS, Ph.D.
Clinical and microbiologic aspects of mycobacteremia occurring in 11 patients are presented. Ten of the 11 patients were immunosuppressed. Disseminated disease was shown in 7 patients, transient bacteremia in 2, and endocarditis in 1. Blood cultures were positive in 11 blood culture systems. Newer blood culture systems appear to provide more rapid detection of mycobacteremia.
PHILLIP F. PIERCE, DONALD R. DEYOUNG, GLENN D. ROBERTS. Mycobacteremia and the New Blood Culture Systems. Ann Intern Med. 1983;99:786–789. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-99-6-786
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;99(6):786-789.
Cardiology, Endocarditis, Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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