Personalized Medicine for Chronic Respiratory Infectious Diseases: Tuberculosis, Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Diseases, and Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis.

@article{Salzer2016PersonalizedMF,
  title={Personalized Medicine for Chronic Respiratory Infectious Diseases: Tuberculosis, Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Diseases, and Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis.},
  author={Helmut J F Salzer and Nasstasja Wassilew and Niklas Koehler and Ioana D Olaru and G. R. Guenther and Christian Herzmann and Barbara Kalsdorf and Patricia Sanchez-Carballo and Elena Terhalle and Thierry Rolling and Christoph Lange and Jan Heyckendorf},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={199-214}
}
Chronic respiratory infectious diseases are causing high rates of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Tuberculosis, a major cause of chronic pulmonary infection, is currently responsible for approximately 1.5 million deaths per year. Although important advances in the fight against tuberculosis have been made, the progress towards eradication of this disease is being challenged by the dramatic increase in multidrug-resistant bacilli. Nontuberculous mycobacteria causing pulmonary disease and… CONTINUE READING