Tuberculosis and Atypical Mycobacteria

Theodoros F. Katsivas

Owen Clinic and Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

■ Tuberculosis 170

■ Introduction 170

■ Definition 170

■ Epidemiology 170

■ Pathogenesis 171

■ Clinical Manifestations 171

■ Diagnosis 174

■ Treatment 174

■ Complications and Prognosis 174

■ Atypical Mycobacteria 175

■ Introduction 175

■ Definition 175

■ Clinical Manifestations 176

■ Diagnosis 176

■ Treatment 177

■ Complications and Prognosis 177

■ References 178

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