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Who Is Susceptible to NTM?

How has NTM affected your practice? Answer the question below and see how other physicians around the country have answered.

Has the rate of NTM diagnosis increased in your practice in recent years?

What to look for

Symptoms of pulmonary infections caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria

If you observe these symptoms in patients who have a pre-existing structural lung disease, then consider of a possible infection with NTM.

Depending on the type of pathogen, a patient with a pulmonary NTM infection will often exhibit some or all of the following symptoms 4, 9, 12



Night sweats and fever

Weight loss


Shortness of breath