Otitis media and otomastoiditis caused by Mycobacterium massiliense (Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. bolletii)

Meng-Rui Lee, Hsih-Yeh Tsai, Aristine Cheng, Chia-Ying Liu, Yu-Tsung Huang, Chun-Hsing Liao, Sheng-Kai Liang, Li-Na Lee, Po-Ren Hsueh
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2012, 50 (11): 3754-6
We describe two patients with otologic infections caused by Mycobacterium massiliense (M. abscessus subsp. bolletti) which were identified using erm(41) PCR, 23S rRNA, and rpoB gene sequence analysis. They were middle-aged adults with underlying otologic diseases and were treated successfully with clarithromycin-based combination regimens for 3 and 9 months, respectively.

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