A case report of vascular catheter-associated bacteremia caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a non-immunosuppressed patient

Um caso de bacteremia associada a cateter vascular causada por Mycobacterium tuberculosis em paciente não imunossuprimido

Mycobacterium tuberculosis was isolated from a central venous catheter in a non-immunosuppressed patient with systemic tuberculosis. This case report represents a very uncommon form of isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. A total improvement was obtained after treatment.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Bacteremia; Sepsis; Blood


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