disseminated disease due to mycobacterium avium complex in aids.we retrospectively analysed 46 cases of disseminated infection with mycobacterium avium complex (mac) within a cohort of 702 hiv-infected patients in edinburgh. clinical features were compared with case-matched controls (aids cases without disseminated mac), and survival and progression times were controlled for confounding variables that influence survival. disseminated mac was diagnosed antemortem in 18% of aids patients, and was the aids-defining diagnosis in 6% of all aids cases. concomitant ...19957583075
non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections in the scottish borders: identification, management and treatment outcomes - a retrospective review.non-tuberculous mycobacteria are opportunist pathogens increasingly recognised as a cause of pulmonary and extrapulmonary disease. treatment is complicated, prolonged and potentially toxic, and due to a limited evidence base, potentially contentious and idiosyncratic. this is a retrospective review of non-tuberculous mycobacteria cases in the nhs borders health board between 1992 and 2010. we consider incidence, species identified, drug sensitivity testing and treatment outcome with reference to ...201122184566
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