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Document ID (ISN)49233
CIS number 88-665
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cole G.W.
Title Mycobacterium marinum infection in a mechanic
Bibliographic information May 1987, Vol.16, No.5, p.283-284. 3 ref.
Abstract M. marinum is a common cause of occupational mycobacterial skin disease. However, it has previously been seen only in persons having contact with water in nature or in aquariums. The present case involved a mechanic who reconditioned water pumps. The infection was cured by antibiotics.
Descriptors (primary) pathogenic bacteria; repair work; skin diseases; mycoses
Descriptors (secondary) case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Mycoses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases