Clinical Research Details
Mycobacterium simiae : Lebanese experience
Saeed El Zein
Conditions and Keywords
Infection with M. Semiae
M. Semiae infection, Risk Factors, Epidimiology, Treatment
Other: Describe in Detailed Description
Determine the epidemiology of Mycobacterium simiae disease in Lebanon depending on available Data from American university of Beirut medical center (AUBMC)
Eligibility and IRB
All patients presenting to our center with positive cultures for Myobacterium simiae from any specimem will be included in the study.
Non-probability sampling: only in-hospital patients are collected.
-Age > 18 years
- Any positive culture result from pulmonary specimen (Sputum, BAL,Biopsy,pleural) ,or extrapulmonary specimens ( Cerebrospinal fluid, blood,tissue biopsy)