Mycobacterium yongonense in Pulmonary Disease, Italy
Enrico Tortoli , Alessandro Mariottini, Piera Pierotti, Tullia M. Simonetti, and Gian Maria Rossolini
Author affiliations: San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy (E. Tortoli); Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy (A. Mariottini, M.T. Simonetti, G.M. Rossolini); SS. Maria Annunziata Hospital, Florence (P. Pierotti); University of Florence, Florence (G.M. Rossolini); University of Siena, Siena, Italy (G.M. Rossolini)
Figure. . . Computed tomography scan showing a cavity (arrow) in the left lung of a 74-year-old woman (patient 1) in Italy. Laboratory testing suggests that the woman was infected with Mycobacterium yongonense.
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