Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 575--577

Isolation and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from pediatric patient having Pott«SQ»s disease: Case report of two cases


Dnyaneshwari P. Ghadage, Archana Bhimrao Wankhade, Rupali J. Mali, Arvind V. Bhore 
 Department of Microbiology, Smt Kashibai Navale Medical College and Hospital, Narhe Ambegaon, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Archana Bhimrao Wankhade
Department of Microbiology, Smt Kashibai Navale Medical College and Hospital, STES Narhe Campus, Off Pune-Bangalore Westerly Bypass Highway, Narhe Ambegaon, Pune - 411 041, Maharashtra
India

A 4-year-old young male child was investigated for spinal tuberculosis (TB) and Mycobacterium tuberculosis was isolated from the sample. In another case, a 2-year-old male patient with Potts spine, M. tuberculosis was isolated from the pus sample. In both cases, Bacillus Calmette-Guιrin (BCG) scar was absent. BCG vaccination may prevent bone TB.


How to cite this article:
Ghadage DP, Wankhade AB, Mali RJ, Bhore AV. Isolation and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from pediatric patient having Pott's disease: Case report of two cases.Ann Trop Med Public Health 2013;6:575-577


How to cite this URL:
Ghadage DP, Wankhade AB, Mali RJ, Bhore AV. Isolation and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from pediatric patient having Pott's disease: Case report of two cases. Ann Trop Med Public Health [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Sep 20 ];6:575-577
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