Treatment outcomes for Mycobacterium avium complex: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Xu2013TreatmentOF,
  title={Treatment outcomes for Mycobacterium avium complex: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={H.-B. Xu and R Jiang and Lifeng Li},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={33},
  pages={347-358}
}
To evaluate the existing evidence regarding treatment regimens for Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), a systematic review of the available therapeutic studies was conducted to assess treatment outcomes. A random-effects meta-analysis was used to assess treatment outcomes. Subgroup analyses were also conducted by separating studies based on each characteristic independently. Twenty-eight trials met the inclusion criteria. Our meta-analysis showed that the estimated pooled treatment success rate… CONTINUE READING
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