Management of nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in the elderly.

  title={Management of nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in the elderly.},
  author={Mehdi Mirsaeidi and Maham Farshidpour and Golnaz Ebrahimi and Stefano Aliberti and Joseph O. Falkinham},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  volume={25 4},
The incidence of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) has increased over the last decades. Elderly people are more susceptible to NTM and experience increased morbidities. NTM incidence is expected to rise due to an increasing elderly population at least up to 2050. Given the importance of NTM infection in the elderly, an increasing interest exists in studying NTM characteristics in the aged population. In this review, we summarize the characteristics of NTM infection among elderly patients. We… CONTINUE READING
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