Mycobacterium Infections Traced to NY Fish Markets

Mycobacterium marinum.
Mycobacterium marinum.

Boston.com: A rare skin infection has been traced to raw seafood purchased at fish markets in New York City’s 3 large Chinese neighborhoods, city health officials said Wednesday [March 5].

There have been 30 reported cases of infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium marinum, according to the city Health Department.

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