Injection abscesses in a diabetic due to Mycobacterium chelonei var abscessus

October 1980
British Medical Journal;10/25/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6248, p1105
Academic Journal
Evaluates infections attributed to unsterilized injections of insulin in diabetic patients. Details of cases injection abscesses; Development of infections; Identification of Mycobacterium cheloni as a pathogen; Importance of using sterilized syringe and needle for each injection.


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