D22 Mycobacterium avium complex infection

Introduction Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) refers to infections caused by one of the two nontuberculous mycobacterial species, namely Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare. The clinical spectrum is limited predominantly to pulmonary diseases and lymphadenitis in normal hosts and disseminated disease in HIV-infected patients. Since 1982, the incidence of disease due to MAC has increased, coinciding […]