Human and Animal Infections With Mycobacterium Microti, Scotland

Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Dec;13(12):1924-7. doi: 10.3201/eid1312.061536.

Abstract

During 1994-2005, we isolated Mycobacterium microti from 5 animals and 4 humans. Only 1 person was immunocompromised. Spoligotyping showed 3 patterns: vole type, llama type, and a new variant llama type.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Animals
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology
  • Camelids, New World / microbiology
  • Cats / microbiology
  • Drug Resistance
  • Female
  • Ferrets / microbiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mustelidae / microbiology
  • Mycobacterium / classification*
  • Mycobacterium / genetics
  • Mycobacterium / isolation & purification*
  • Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / epidemiology*
  • Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / microbiology*
  • Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length
  • Scotland / epidemiology

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents