|Mycobacterium avium intracellulare
Oct 7, 2001
Has Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare been isolated from cerebrospinal fluid?
Response from Dr. Feinberg
MAI (MAC) has been rarely shown to cause infection of the central nervous system (such as a brain abscess), and therefore could be isolated from cerebrospinal fluid.
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