Medicina (Buenos Aires)
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GUTIERREZ, Marisa E. et al. Pulmonary mycobacteriosis in non HIV patients, Buenos Aires City, 2003-2004. Medicina (B. Aires) [online]. 2006, vol.66, n.2, pp. 139-143. ISSN 1669-9106.
Pulmonary disease, due to Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis, is mainly suspected in HIV + patients, or underlying other diseases. In our country, there is no updated information on the prevalence of this pulmonary disease, its treatment and evolution in immucocompetent patients. We present 10 cases of pulmonary disease due to Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis in non HIV patients: clinical-bacteriological diagnosis, treatment and evolution.
Palabras clave : pulmonary mycobacteriosis; Mycobacterium avium complex; clarithromycin.