Non-tuberculous mycobacteria: patterns of isolation. A multi-country retrospective survey


Martin-Casabona N., Bahrmand A., Bennedsen J., Thomsen V., Curcio M., Fauville-Dufaux M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE, vol.8, no.10, pp.1186-1193, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1186-1193

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To collect data on non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) isolated from clinical laboratories in different countries to establish: 1) whether the isolation of NTM was increasing, 2) which species were increasing, and 3) whether there was any pattern of geographical distribution.