Mycobacterium Malmoense

Common Name(s)

Mycobacterium Malmoense

Mycobacterium malmoense (M. malmoense) is a bacterium naturally found in the environment, such as in wet soil, house dust, water, dairy products, domestic and wild animals, food, and human waste.  M. malmoense infections most often occur in adults with lung disease, and manifests as a lung infection. Skin and tissue infections with M. malmoense have also been described. In young children, M. Malmoense may cause an infection of lymphnodes in the neck (i.e., cervical lymphadenitis).
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Mycobacterium Malmoense" returned 20 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

No human transmission of Mycobacterium malmoense in a perfect storm setting.
 

Author(s): Wouter Hoefsloot, Martin J Boeree, Cees van Nieuwkoop, Alexandra T Bernards, Paul H M Savelkoul, Jakko van Ingen, Dick van Soolingen

Journal: Eur. Respir. J.. 2012 Dec;40(6):1576-8.

 

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2012

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Mycobacterium malmoense: dissemination causes a popliteal aneurysm in a 74-year-old man.
 

Author(s): Andrew Stewart Brereton, Hassan El Teraifi

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Mycobacterium malmoense is recognised as an environmental pathogen predominantly affecting populations in Northern Europe. In immuno-competent individuals, isolated pulmonary disease remains the commonest presentation. The authors report a rare case describing a mycotic popliteal ...

Last Updated: 18 May 2012

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Clinical relevance of Mycobacterium malmoense isolation in The Netherlands.
 

Author(s): W Hoefsloot, J van Ingen, W C M de Lange, P N R Dekhuijzen, M J Boeree, D van Soolingen

Journal: Eur. Respir. J.. 2009 Oct;34(4):926-31.

 

Uncertainty exists about the clinical relevance of Mycobacterium malmoense isolation, especially in pulmonary samples. We therefore determined clinical relevance, treatment and outcome of M. malmoense isolation in The Netherlands. A retrospective medical file study was conducted for ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2009

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The terms "Mycobacterium Malmoense" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mycobacterium malmoense infection of the knee.
 

Author(s): R Callaghan, M Allen

Journal: Ann. Rheum. Dis.. 2003 Nov;62(11):1047-8.

 

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2003

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