Treatment of mycobacterium abscessus infection

Shannon A. Novosad, Susan E. Beekmann, Philip M. Polgreen, Kate Mackey, Kevin L. Winthrop

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Abstract

Mycobacterium abscessus is often resistant to multiple antimicrobial drugs, and data supporting effective drugs or dosing regimens are limited. To better identify treatment approaches and associated toxicities, we collected a series of case reports from the Emerging Infections Network. Side effects were common and often led to changing or discontinuing therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)511-514
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Novosad, S. A., Beekmann, S. E., Polgreen, P. M., Mackey, K., & Winthrop, K. L. (2016). Treatment of mycobacterium abscessus infection. Emerging infectious diseases, 22(3), 511-514. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2203.150828