Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

  • Authors: Richard E. Chaisson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/30/17 (What's New)


  • Diagnosis of disseminated MAC is usually made on the basis of clinical presentation, CD4+ cell count, and results of mycobacterial culture of sterile body tissue or fluid, including blood, lymph node, or bone marrow[DHHS Adult OI; MacGregor 2005; Stone 1994]

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