Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 15th, 1997
Nontuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) are a type of bacteria, often slow growing, that require oxygen to survive, have slightly curved or straight rods, come from an environmental host, and cause lung disease. For many patients, water is the likely source of infection.
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