PHILLIP F. PIERCE, M.D.; DONALD R. DEYOUNG; GLENN D. ROBERTS, Ph.D.
PIERCE PF, DEYOUNG DR, ROBERTS GD. 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.
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.
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Cardiology, Endocarditis, Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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