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title = "Mycobacterium brisbanense lung infection facilitated by steroid induced adrenal insufficiency",
abstract = "Mycobacterium brisbanense is rapid-growing nontuberculous mycobacteria. It was first described in 2004 as a human pathogen and only one case report has previously been published. We report a case of M. brisbanense infection in a young man with asthma, recurrent lung infections and secondary adrenal insufficiency induced by inhalation steroids and itraconazole use. The mycobacterial infection was successfully treated with a long-term multidrug regimen.",
keywords = "Adrenal insufficiency, Mycobacterium brisbanense, nontuberculous mycobacteria, pulmonary infection, Humans, Moxifloxacin/therapeutic use, Male, Nontuberculous Mycobacteria/isolation & purification, Clarithromycin/therapeutic use, Adrenal Insufficiency/pathology, Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous/drug therapy, Sputum/microbiology, Adult, Respiratory Tract Infections/drug therapy, Drug Therapy, Combination, Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use, Amikacin/therapeutic use",
author = "Rosa Gynthersen and Tavs Qvist and Andersen, {{\AA}se B} and Katzenstein, {Terese L}",
note = "{\textcopyright} 2018 APMIS. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.",
year = "2019",
doi = "10.1111/apm.12911",
language = "English",
volume = "127",
pages = "106--108",
journal = "APMIS - Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology",
issn = "0903-4641",
publisher = "Wiley Online",
number = "2",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Mycobacterium brisbanense lung infection facilitated by steroid induced adrenal insufficiency

AU - Gynthersen, Rosa

AU - Qvist, Tavs

AU - Andersen, Åse B

AU - Katzenstein, Terese L

N1 - © 2018 APMIS. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

PY - 2019

Y1 - 2019

N2 - Mycobacterium brisbanense is rapid-growing nontuberculous mycobacteria. It was first described in 2004 as a human pathogen and only one case report has previously been published. We report a case of M. brisbanense infection in a young man with asthma, recurrent lung infections and secondary adrenal insufficiency induced by inhalation steroids and itraconazole use. The mycobacterial infection was successfully treated with a long-term multidrug regimen.

AB - Mycobacterium brisbanense is rapid-growing nontuberculous mycobacteria. It was first described in 2004 as a human pathogen and only one case report has previously been published. We report a case of M. brisbanense infection in a young man with asthma, recurrent lung infections and secondary adrenal insufficiency induced by inhalation steroids and itraconazole use. The mycobacterial infection was successfully treated with a long-term multidrug regimen.

KW - Adrenal insufficiency

KW - Mycobacterium brisbanense

KW - nontuberculous mycobacteria

KW - pulmonary infection

KW - Humans

KW - Moxifloxacin/therapeutic use

KW - Male

KW - Nontuberculous Mycobacteria/isolation & purification

KW - Clarithromycin/therapeutic use

KW - Adrenal Insufficiency/pathology

KW - Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous/drug therapy

KW - Sputum/microbiology

KW - Adult

KW - Respiratory Tract Infections/drug therapy

KW - Drug Therapy, Combination

KW - Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use

KW - Amikacin/therapeutic use

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U2 - 10.1111/apm.12911

DO - 10.1111/apm.12911

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 30585355

VL - 127

SP - 106

EP - 108

JO - APMIS - Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

JF - APMIS - Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

SN - 0903-4641

IS - 2

ER -

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