Attenuated but live: a pelvic abscess caused by bacille Calmette-Gurin

Leis, Jerome A.; Ricciuto, Daniel R.; Gold, Wayne L.
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, p1511
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 64-year-old man with pelvic abscess stimulated by bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG). He has a three-week history of tender suprapubic mass and superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. He was instilled with six intravesical of BCG after receiving one dose of intravesical mitomycin during the transurethral resection of the tumour. The article discusses infection with mycobacterium (M) bovis-BCG that complicates intravesical BCG therapy.


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