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Thorax. 1994 May; 49(5): 521–522.
PMCID: PMC474879

Pulmonary Mycobacterium malmoense and aspergillus infection: a fatal combination?


Three patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease developed coexisting Mycobacterium malmoense and aspergillus infection. All suffered progressive lung destruction leading to early death despite prolonged antimycobacterial chemotherapy.

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