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What is Mycobacterium Fortuitum?

What is Mycobacterium Fortuitum?

  • Mycobacterium Fortuitum: An infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium fortuitum which can be found in soil, dust and water. It usually causes infection of the skin and surrounding area usually after some sort of skin trauma such as an injury or surgery.
  • Mycobacterium Fortuitum: A rapid-growing, nonphotochromogenic species that is potentially pathogenic, producing lesions of lung, bone, or soft tissue following trauma. It has been found in soil and in injection sites of humans, cattle, and cold-blooded animals. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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Mycobacterium Fortuitum: Introduction

Types of Mycobacterium Fortuitum:

Broader types of Mycobacterium Fortuitum:

How serious is Mycobacterium Fortuitum?

Complications of Mycobacterium Fortuitum: see complications of Mycobacterium Fortuitum

What causes Mycobacterium Fortuitum?

Causes of Mycobacterium Fortuitum: see causes of Mycobacterium Fortuitum

What are the symptoms of Mycobacterium Fortuitum?

Symptoms of Mycobacterium Fortuitum: see symptoms of Mycobacterium Fortuitum

Complications of Mycobacterium Fortuitum: see complications of Mycobacterium Fortuitum

Can anyone else get Mycobacterium Fortuitum?

More information: see contagiousness of Mycobacterium Fortuitum
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mycobacterium Fortuitum

Mycobacterium Fortuitum: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mycobacterium Fortuitum.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mycobacterium Fortuitum.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mycobacterium Fortuitum: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mycobacterium Fortuitum.
Treatments for Mycobacterium Fortuitum: see treatments for Mycobacterium Fortuitum
Research for Mycobacterium Fortuitum: see research for Mycobacterium Fortuitum

Name of Mycobacterium Fortuitum

Main name of condition: Mycobacterium Fortuitum

Mycobacterium Fortuitum: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mycobacterium Fortuitum:


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