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Document type:
Article; Case Reports; Journal Article 
Author(s):
Erber, Johanna; Weidlich, Simon; Tschaikowsky, Tristan; Rothe, Kathrin; Schmid, Roland M; Schneider, Jochen; Spinner, Christoph D 
Title:
Successful bedaquiline-containing antimycobacterial treatment in post-traumatic skin and soft-tissue infection by Mycobacterium fortuitum complex: a case report. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Mycobacterium fortuitum complex is a group of rapidly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) associated with skin and soft-tissue infections after surgery or trauma. Treatment of NTM is challenging, due to resistance to multiple antimycobacterial agents. Bedaquiline is a diarylquinoline that inhibits mycobacterial ATP-synthase. The drug has recently been approved for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and evidence of its in vitro efficacy against NTM, including Myco...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Infect Dis 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
Print-ISSN:
1471-2334 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik (Gastroenterologie); Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene