Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Western, Australia

Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Western, Australia
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Muruganandan S.,Respiratory and Sleep Medicine | Jayaram L.,University of Melbourne | Wong J.S.J.,Western Hospital | Guy S.,University of Melbourne
IDCases | Year: 2015

We describe a patient with pulmonary cavitary pneumonia from whom we serially isolated Mycobacterium kyorinense, an organism not previously reported in Australia, or associated with cavitary disease. We discuss the clinical presentation, the isolation of the organism on several specimens and initial management. M. kyorinense is a recently characterized species, which has previously only been described in Japan and Brazil [1]. © 2015 The Authors.


PubMed | Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Western Hospital and University of Melbourne
Type: Journal Article | Journal: IDCases | Year: 2016

We describe a patient with pulmonary cavitary pneumonia from whom we serially isolated Mycobacterium kyorinense, an organism not previously reported in Australia, or associated with cavitary disease. We discuss the clinical presentation, the isolation of the organism on several specimens and initial management. M. kyorinense is a recently characterized species, which has previously only been described in Japan and Brazil [1].

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