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I have a mycobacterium goodi infection from surgery. Is it

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I have a mycobacterium goodi infection from surgery . Is it safe for me to interact with my healthy 2 yr old indoor only Siamese altered cat ,let her sit on my lap etc. ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

Mycobacterial infections are rare in dogs and cats. In humans, the incidence appears to be on the rise as the consequence of a growing population of immunocompromised persons. The same may be true in pet animals as more undergo immunosuppressive therapy.

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