TITLE

Fish Tank Exposure and Cutaneous Infections Due to Mycobacterium marinum: Tuberculin Skin Testing, Treatment, and Prevention

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Felicia M.T.; Marsh, Bryan J.; von Reyn, C. Fordham
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p390
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes cases of patients with soft tissue infection due to Mycobacterium marinum. Patients' cutaneous exposure to fish tanks; Treatment of patients with two-drug combination therapy; Recommendation for persons with open skin lesions or immunosuppression to avoid cutaneous contact with fish tanks.
ACCESSION #
10590129

 

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