[pulmonary mycobacteriosis in non hiv patients, buenos aires city, 2003-2004].pulmonary disease, due to mycobacteria other than tuberculosis, is mainly suspected in hiv + patients, or underlying other diseases. in our country, there is no updated information on the prevalence of this pulmonary disease, its treatment and evolution in immucocompetent patients. we present 10 cases of pulmonary disease due to mycobacteria other than tuberculosis in non hiv patients: clinical-bacteriological diagnosis, treatment and evolution.200616715763
disease caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria: diagnostic procedures and treatment evaluation in the north of buenos aires province.non-tuberculous mycobacteria (ntm) have emerged as pathogens frequently associated to hiv co-infection. the aims of this study were to describe the clinical importance of ntm in patients from the north of buenos aires province and the drug-susceptibility patterns in relation with the therapy used. a total of 23,624 clinical specimens were investigated during the period 2004-2010. ziehl-neelsen stain and cultures were used for diagnosis. molecular and biochemical tests were performed to identify ...201222610284
distribution of is900 restriction fragment length polymorphism types among animal mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis isolates from argentina and europe.sixty-one mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis isolates from cattle and deer from the buenos aires province, an important livestock region in argentina, were typed by restriction fragment length polymorphisms (rflp) analysis based on is900. four different rflp patterns (designated 'a', 'b', 'c' and 'e') were identified in bsteii digests of genomic dna. the most frequently observed type, pattern 'a', was found in 46 isolates (75%). the second, pattern 'e', included 8 isolates (13%), while ...199910596808
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