Mycobacterium triplex pulmonary infection in an immunocompetent patient

R. McMullan, J. Xu, J.E. Moore, B.C. Millar, C.E. Goldsmith, T. Stanley, M. Wylie, M. Kelly, D.R.T. Shepherd

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We present the case of a 47-year-old immunocompetent patient with clinical evidence of pulmonary mycobacterial disease which was found to be due to Mycobacterium triplex. This novel organism is an uncommon, emerging, pathogen for which few reports of clinical infection exist in the medical literature.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-270
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Infection
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01 May 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Virology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Infectious Diseases


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