Managing pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection. time for a patient-centered approach.

@article{Satta2014ManagingPN,
  title={Managing pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection. time for a patient-centered approach.},
  author={Giovanni Satta and Timothy D McHugh and James Mountford and Ibrahim Abubakar and Marc Lipman},
  journal={Annals of the American Thoracic Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={117-21}
}
The incidence of nontuberculous mycobacteria is increasing worldwide. However, the evidence base for clinical management comprises mostly expert opinion, case series, and few randomized clinical trials. Most currently recommended treatment regimens entail prolonged use of multiple antimicrobial agents associated with multiple self-limited and persistent potential adverse effects, including irreversible impairments of hearing, vision, and kidney function. Yet, little is known about how treatment… CONTINUE READING

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