Marine Mycobacterium is a slow-growing atypical bacteria that is commonly found in organisms in fresh or salt water in many parts of the world. Skin infections associated with marine Mycobacterium in humans, overall, are relatively common and usually arise upon contact with aquarium water or fish. The infection develops after penetration of the bacteria through a small cut or scratch on the skin. The first signs of infection include: redness of the skin, formation of reddish-brown lumps on the skin (granulomas). Less often, the affected area of the body suddenly found a group of small reddish bumps.
A long way to get this infection in well maintained swimming pools, due to the protection provided by adequate chlorination. Marine bacilli usually does not grow at normal body temperature. That’s why she hits the colder surface of the body. In General, diagnosis and treatment of this unusual skin infection is often delayed due to lack of suspicion for this atypical bacterium, unlike more common bacteria, such as staph. But it will not prevent you to carry out repair of washing machines Noginsk . Continue reading