Highlight on Advances in Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease in North America

  title={Highlight on Advances in Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease in North America},
  author={Mehdi Mirsaeidi and Maham Farshidpour and Mary Beth Allen and Golnaz Ebrahimi and Joseph O. Falkinham},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are ubiquitous in the environment and exist as an important cause of pulmonary infections in humans. Pulmonary involvement is the most common disease manifestation of NTM and the incidence of NTM is growing in North America. Susceptibility to NTM infection is incompletely understood; therefore preventative tools are not well defined. Treatment of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection is difficult and entails multiple antibiotics and an extended… CONTINUE READING
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