epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolations among central north carolina residents, 2006-2010.nontuberculous mycobacteria (ntm) are environmental mycobacteria associated with a range of infections. reports of ntm epidemiology have primarily focused on pulmonary infections and isolations, however extrapulmonary infections of the skin, soft tissues and sterile sites are less frequently described.201626997636
nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in young children with cystic fibrosis.although nontuberculous mycobacteria (ntm) are recognized pathogens in adolescent and adult patients with cystic fibrosis (cf), the role of ntm in younger cf patients is not well-defined. to explore ntm infection in cf patients less than 12 years old, a retrospective review was performed. prevalence was estimated from routine mycobacterial cultures of bronchoalveolar lavage (bal) specimens collected over a 3-year period. ntm-positive cultures were obtained from 9 of 258 bals collected from 7 of ...200515858802
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