Cutaneous Infection Caused By M.Chelonae Following Thorn Prick 1577-1579
Dr. Meena Dias, Asso. Prof.,
Dept. of Microbiology, Fr. Muller Medical
College, Kankanady, Mangalore - 575002.
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Mycobacterium chelonae is a rare pathogen that causes infection among humans. It is ubiquitous in nature. We report here, a cutaneous infection in a healthy young lady following thorn prick. She was treated with Clarithromycin and Cotrimoxazole and recovered completely after treatment.