TITLE

Isolated Pulmonary Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Case Reports and Literature Review

AUTHOR(S)
Salama, Carlos; Policar, Maurice; Venkataraman, Mythili
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, pe35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on four cases of isolated pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infection. Review of previously reported cases in HIV literature; Belief that three of the patients have had an immune reconstitution syndrome as a cause of MAC infection; Endobronchial lesions and granuloma formation in two of the patients.
ACCESSION #
10590127

 

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