Pulmonary mycobacterium malmoense infection

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 21 May 2022

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.

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