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 NTM disease should be administered in consultation with an infectious diseases or pulmonary specialist who has experience managing NTM pulmonary disease
  • Treatment approaches for NTM infections are summarized in Table 20[Griffith 2007; De Groote 2006]
  • Routine susceptibility testing for NTM is summarized in Table 21[Griffith 2007]

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