Article Text

PDF

Bacteriologically confirmed non-tuberculous mycobacterial lymphadenitis in south east England: a recent increase in the number of cases.
  1. J M Grange,
  2. M D Yates,
  3. A Pozniak
  1. Department of Microbiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, London.

    Abstract

    The annual numbers of cases of non-tuberculous mycobacterial lymphadenitis in south east England has increased over the period 1973 to 1993, most notably during the last few years. The most frequent cause is the Mycobacterium avium complex, followed by M malmoense. The reason for the increase is unknown but it could be due to an increased awareness in mycobacterial disease, an external factor such as pollution, or both.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.