Non-tuberculous mycobacteria infection: 75 cases


Babalik A., Kuyucu T., Ordu E. N. , Ernam D., Partal M., Köksalan K.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.60, no.1, pp.20-31, 2012 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.2543
  • Journal Name: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.20-31
  • Keywords: Non-tuberculosis mycobacterium, sputum culture, rapid test, NAP test, MGIT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Non-tuberculosis mycobacterium is especially seen in AIDS and non-immunosuppressant patients. This study was designed to evaluate data relating to non-tuberculosis mycobacterium content in patients' sputum for the clinical importance.