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)

Summary

  • Treatment for MAC should be administered in consultation with an infectious diseases specialist who has experience of managing MAC
  • Cultures yielding MAC should routinely be tested for macrolide resistance[Griffith 2007]
  • Patients receiving treatment for MAC should be monitored for toxicity[Griffith 2007; Valerio 2003]
  • Disseminated Mycobacterium Avium Complex
      Mycobacterium Avium Complex Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome

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