Epidemiology of disseminated nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in children with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

Abstract

Between 1981 and 1991, disseminated nontuberculous mycobacterial infection (DNTM) was reported in 199 (5.7%) of 3472 children less than 13 years of age with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the United States. More than 85% of DNTM cases were caused by infection with Mycobacterium avium complex. The proportion of AIDS cases with DNTM was higher… (More)

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@article{Horsburgh1993EpidemiologyOD, title={Epidemiology of disseminated nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in children with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.}, author={Charles Robert Horsburgh and Martyn Caldwell and Roger Simonds}, journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal}, year={1993}, volume={12 3}, pages={219-22} }