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Mycobacterium goodii Infection of Skin Graft in an Immunocompetent Child

Hougas, James E. III MD*†; Bruneteau, Richard J. MD*; Varman, Meera MD‡

Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: March 2011 - Volume 19 - Issue 2 - pp 146-147
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e3182002df1
Case Reports

This is a case report of a 6-year-old boy who developed a Mycobacterium goodii infection of his forearm after an injury and skin allograft. This case illustrates the resistance pattern of the organism.

From the *University of Nebraska Medical Center; †Offutt Air Force Base and ‡Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE.

Correspondence to: Meera Varman, MD, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE. E-mail: mvarman@creighton.edu.

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.