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non-tuberculous mycobacteriosis

Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) disease refers to pulmonary and extrapulmonary diseases caused by mycobacterium infection except human, bovine and leprosy bacilli. With the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS, non-tuberculous mycobacteria disease also increases. Its histopathological manifestations are similar to tuberculosis, that is, exudative lesions, proliferation...

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