Chapter 20. Opportunistic Mycobacterial Disease

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. A. Gordon Leitch

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch20

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Leitch, A. G. (2000) Opportunistic Mycobacterial Disease, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • mycobacterial disease;
  • pulmonary disease;
  • lung diseases;
  • pneumoconiosis;
  • tuberculosis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Bacteriology

  • Diagnostic Criteria

  • Clinical Features and Radiology

  • Management

  • References