Our aims were to determine the prevalence of mycobacterial disease in our
A 358-bed community teaching hospital in Japan.
We retrospectively reviewed NTM and TB cases, who were newly diagnosed between January 2007 and August 2017 at our institution.
311 pulmonary NTM patients and 258 TB were diagnosed on the basis of the American Thoracic Society criteria during the study period. NTM cases included 174 M.
NTM group and 3.4% (1 patient) in TB group. Staphylococcus aureus, Hemophilus
A small number of bacteria and fungus were isolated at diagnosis of mycobacterial disease. There
Full conference title:
- ATS 2018