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Rapidly-growing Mycobacterium Infections Following Cosmetic Surgery in the Dominican Republic

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) has been working with other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on an investigation of a cluster of nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) cutaneous infections among East Coast residents following cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the Dominican Republic.  Two cases have been identified in Connecticut residents.  […]