Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 12th, 2005
NTM infection, "particularly due to Mycobacterium abscessus, is an emerging disease that can be relentlessly progressive," particularly in CF patients, scientists in Israel explained.
In a study conducted by H. Mussaffi and colleagues at the Graub Cystic Fibrosis Center in Petah Tiqwa, the "risk factors that were associated with this increasingly symptomatic infection in a group of CF patients were investigated."
"A total of 139 CF patients aged 2-52 yrs were reviewed," the collaborators wrote in the...
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