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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 607519, 4 pages
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Case Report

Mixed Cutaneous Infection Caused by Mycobacterium szulgai and Mycobacterium intermedium in a Healthy Adult Female: A Rare Case Report

1Department of Microbiology, BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh 273013, India
2Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 226014, India
3Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur 342005, India

Received 2 December 2014; Revised 2 February 2015; Accepted 2 February 2015

Academic Editor: Kowichi Jimbow

Copyright © 2015 Amresh Kumar Singh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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