Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 30th, 2004
According to scientists in the United States, "Pulmonary infection with nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in previously healthy human immunodeficiency virus-seronegative individuals is difficult to treat.
"Recently, functional interferon (IFN)-gamma deficiency has been identified in individuals susceptible to this disease. Treatment with inhaled (IFN)-gamma for NTM pulmonary disease associated with functional IFN-gamma deficiency has not been previously described."
"In this study," said T.S. Hallstrand and...
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