Mycobacterium gordonae pulmonary disease associated with a continuous positive airway pressure device

M. A. Assi, J. C. Berg, W. F. Marshall, N. L. Wengenack, R. Patel

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Abstract

There are no formal recommendations on the proper handling and decontamination of respiratory devices for home use. We describe the case of a kidney transplant recipient who developed Mycobacterium gordonae pneumonia transmitted by his continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-252
Number of pages4
JournalTransplant Infectious Disease
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2007

Keywords

  • CPAP
  • Mycobacterium gordonae
  • Transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Transplantation

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