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

M. A. Assi, J. C. Berg, W. F. Marshall, N. L. Wengenack, Robin 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 2007

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Decontamination
Lung Diseases
Pneumonia
Kidney
Equipment and Supplies
Transplant Recipients

Keywords

  • CPAP
  • Mycobacterium gordonae
  • Transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Transplantation

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Mycobacterium gordonae pulmonary disease associated with a continuous positive airway pressure device. / Assi, M. A.; Berg, J. C.; Marshall, W. F.; Wengenack, N. L.; Patel, Robin.

In: Transplant Infectious Disease, Vol. 9, No. 3, 09.2007, p. 249-252.

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Assi, M. A. ; Berg, J. C. ; Marshall, W. F. ; Wengenack, N. L. ; Patel, Robin. / Mycobacterium gordonae pulmonary disease associated with a continuous positive airway pressure device. In: Transplant Infectious Disease. 2007 ; Vol. 9, No. 3. pp. 249-252.
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