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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 295-297

A case report of disseminated Mycobacterium colombiense infection in an HIV patient

1 Infectious Diseases Department, Matosinhos Local Health Unit, Matosinhos, Portugal
2 Unit of Medical Microbiology, Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine of NOVA University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

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Dr Eduarda Pena
Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Pedro Hispano, Matosinhos Local Health Unit, Rua Dr. Eduardo Torres, 4464-513 Sra da Hora, Matosinhos
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_100_19

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Mycobacterium colombiense is a newly recognized member of the Mycobacterium avium complex, and only a few cases of infections caused by this pathogen have been reported. We present an imported case of disseminated disease caused by M. colombiense in an HIV patient in early February 2017.

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