Non-tuberculous mycobacterium incidence & treatment rates in university hospitals of North Midlands (UK)

@inproceedings{Bhat2015NontuberculousMI,
  title={Non-tuberculous mycobacterium incidence & treatment rates in university hospitals of North Midlands (UK)},
  author={Jayanth Bhat and Ashwin Rajhan and Sushil Kumar Agarwal and Mandy Middleton and Svenrick Lehm},
  year={2015}
}
Introduction: Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) has been increasingly recognised over the last decade. There are no major randomised trials and management has been largely based on ATS/ISDA guideline. We reviewed the referral trends, epidemiology and treatment pattern of NTM isolated and referred to our TB Service. Methods: Data of all NTM positive culture referred between 2008 -2013 were reviewed retrospectively. Results: One hundred and twenty four patients had positive NTM culture… CONTINUE READING

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