Mycobacterium kansasii is a bacterium in the Mycobacterium family. The genus includes species known to cause serious diseases in mammals, including tuberculosis and leprosy, but this species is generally not dangerous to healthy people.
Strain ATCC 12478 = CIP 104589 = DSM 44162 = JCM 6379 = NCTC 13024.
Mycobacterium kansasii causing carpal tunnel syndrome with concomitant pulmonary mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Sep 01, 2002; ABSTRACT Mycobacterium kansasii is an uncommon cause of infection of the hand. Other atypical mycobacteria that cause hand...