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Title: Detection of Mycobacterium leprae by PCR testing of sputa from a patient with pulmonary cryptococcus coinfection in northern Australia.
Authors: Edwards LJ
Price RN
Krause VL
Huffam SE
Globan M
Fyfe J
Hajkowicz KM
Citation: Journal of clinical microbiology 2014-10; 52(10): 3811-2
Abstract: A case of fever, sepsis, and chest lesions evident on a computed tomography scan of an indigenous man in northern Australia following burns to the feet is described. Sputum PCR testing revealed Mycobacterium leprae, and a fine-needle aspirate of the chest lesions demonstrated Cryptococcus coinfection.
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Journal title: Journal of clinical microbiology
Publication Date: 2014-10
Type: Case Reports
Journal Article
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01060-14
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