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British Thoracic Society Guideline for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD)


The full guideline for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease is published in Thorax. The following is a summary of the recommendations and good practice points. The sections referred to in the summary refer to the full guideline.

  • atypical mycobacterial infection
  • opportunist lung infections

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  • Contributors CSH and ARF were the lead authors with responsibility for the full paper. All authors contributed to drafting the full guideline on which the summary is based and approved the guideline for submission for publication.

  • Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Disclaimer All members of the Guideline Group made declarations of interest in line with the BTS Policy and further details can be obtained on request from BTS.

  • Competing interests JB has received honorarium funding from AZ. TC has received funding from Chiesi. AF has received funding from GSK. ARF has received funding from Insmed. CSH has received funding from Aradigm, Chiesi, Gilead, Insmed, Raptor, Teva, Vertex and Zambon. ML has received funding from Insmed.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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