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Mycobacterium marinum

Mycobacterium marinum is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Slow growing, pigmented AFB, photochromogenic non-tubercular mycobacterium (NTM).
    • Grows best at 30-33°C on LJ slants, usually within 7-21d.
  • Reservoir: water and marine organisms with worldwide distribution.
    • Survives in fresh or salt water.
  • Previously called M. balnei.
  • Usually resistant to INH, PAS; reduced susceptibilities to streptomycin.

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Last updated: April 5, 2016

Citation

Auwaerter, Paul. "Mycobacterium Marinum." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540368/all/Mycobacterium_marinum.
Auwaerter P. Mycobacterium marinum. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540368/all/Mycobacterium_marinum. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. (2016). Mycobacterium marinum. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540368/all/Mycobacterium_marinum
Auwaerter P. Mycobacterium Marinum [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540368/all/Mycobacterium_marinum.
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