Springer Online Journal Archives 1860-2000
Abstract The first case of disseminatedMycobacterium bovis infection with meningitis in an AIDS patient is reported. A 54-year-old male HIV-positive patient was admitted for evaluation of fever, weight loss, inappetence, fatigue and malaise.Mycobacterium bovis (non-BCG) was isolated from blood, bone marrow, stool, urine, sputum, abdominal lymph nodes and cerebrospinal fluid. Antituberculous therapy using a five-drug regimen plus steroids resulted in complete recovery.
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