Epidemiology of mycobacteria infections in Basilicata, Italy: 1999-2012

  • Leonardo Buono | leobuono@alice.it Madonna delle Grazie Hospital, Matera, Italy.
  • Giuseppe Montesano Madonna delle Grazie Hospital, Matera, Italy.

Abstract

This short note describes the epidemiology of mycobacteria related infection through laboratory data in the region of Basilicata (Southern Italy) over a period of 13 years from 1999 to 2012. A total of 14,255 clinical specimens have been evaluated, showing 370 positive identification (84% M.tuberculosis complex and 16% non-tuberculosis mycobacteria).

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2017-03-28
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Buono, L., & Montesano, G. (2017). Epidemiology of mycobacteria infections in Basilicata, Italy: 1999-2012. Microbiologia Medica, 32(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/mm.2017.5668