Human infections due to Mycobacterium lentiflavum

Enrico Tortoli, Alessandro Bartoloni, Maria Luigia Erba, Egle Levrè, Natalia Lombardi, Antonia Mantella, Lorenzo Mecocci

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Three cases of human disease due to Mycobacterium lentiflavum are reported. In the first, the mycobacterium was responsible for chronic pulmonary disease in an elderly woman; in the second, it gave rise to cervical lymphadenitis in a child; and in the third, it caused a liver abscess in a young AIDS patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)728-729
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Microbiology

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Tortoli, E., Bartoloni, A., Erba, M. L., Levrè, E., Lombardi, N., Mantella, A., & Mecocci, L. (2002). Human infections due to Mycobacterium lentiflavum. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 40(2), 728-729.