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Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

A Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosis and Management

  • David E. Griffith

Part of the Respiratory Medicine book series (RM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Emily Henkle, Kevin L. Winthrop
    Pages 111-130
  3. Shelby Daniel-Wayman, Jennifer Adjemian, D. Rebecca Prevots
    Pages 145-161
  4. Dirk Wagner, Marc Lipman, Samantha Cooray, Felix C. Ringshausen, Kozo Morimoto, Won-Jung Koh et al.
    Pages 163-260
  5. Jeremy M. Clain, Timothy R. Aksamit
    Pages 261-270
  6. Timothy R. Aksamit, David E. Griffith
    Pages 271-299
  7. Michael R. Holt, Charles L. Daley
    Pages 301-323
  8. James A. Caccitolo
    Pages 413-437
  9. Andrea T. Cruz, Jeffrey R. Starke
    Pages 439-463
  10. Robert Burkes, Peadar G. Noone
    Pages 465-481
  11. Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, Richard J. Wallace Jr.
    Pages 483-503
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 505-515

About this book

Introduction

This book is a comprehensive and authoritative source on nontuberculosis mycobacterial (NTM) pathogens and diseases and their appropriate management, with a focus on lung disease. NTM diseases, especially lung diseases, are increasing in prevalence in the U.S. and internationally with concomitant growing interest in a broad section of the medical community. Often merely included in coverage of tuberculosis, many aspects of NTM organisms and diseases are actually very different than TB.  These differences are not intuitive or trivial and frequently result in suboptimal management of NTM patients.  This book addresses these gaps in the literature with chapters on microbiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, the various diseases that can stem from NTM, and their particular management. There is also coverage on prevention and NTM as a public health problem. For pulmonologists and infectious disease physicians, this is the definitive resource on nontuberculosis mycobacteria.

Keywords

Nontuberculous mycobacteria Mycobacterium avium complex Mycobacterium abscessus Nontuberculous mycobacterial disease infectious disease pulmonology

Editors and affiliations

  • David E. Griffith
    • 1
  1. 1.Professor of MedicineUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterTylerUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93473-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-93472-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-93473-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-7372
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7380
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