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Title: Cardiac device infections due to Mycobacterium fortuitum
Authors: Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion
Cárdenes-Santana, Miguel A.
Conde-Martel, Alicia 
Bolaños-Guerra, José A.
Campos-Herrero, María I. 
UNESCO Clasification: 32 Ciencias médicas
320505 Enfermedades infecciosas
320501 Cardiología
Keywords: Cardiac device
Mycobacterium fortuitum
Issue Date: 2005
Journal: Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology 
Abstract: Two cases of cardiac device infection due to Mycobacterium fortuitum are reported along with a discussion of their clinical management. Long-term therapy and removal of the infected device is needed. The slow progression and absence of systemic signs and symptoms suggest a low pathogenicity of M fortuitum.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/49203
ISSN: 1712-9532
DOI: 10.1155/2005/175132
Source: Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology[ISSN 1712-9532],v. 16(3), p. 183-185 (Mayo-junio 2005)
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