Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis

Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis: Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis (MOTT) are mycobacterial species that my cause human disease but do not cause tuberculosis. Every year in the United States approximately two people per 100,000 population develop infections caused by theses lesser-known “cousins” of tuberculosis. In fact, data suggest that there may be rising numbers of cases…

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