Pulmonary mycobacterium malmoense infection
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Pulmonary mycobacterium malmoense infection is a form of pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection occurring related to Mycobacterium malmoense. It is among the most frequently isolated and clinically relevant non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in northern Europe (e.g. Netherlands).
History and etymology
It was first described as a respiratory tract pathogen in 1977 by Schröder and Juhlin 2.