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Epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in the U.S. Veterans Health Administration.

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Summary of "Epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in the U.S. Veterans Health Administration."

We identified patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease in the US Veterans Health Administration (VHA), examined the distribution of diseases by NTM species, and explored the association between NTM disease and the frequency of clinic visits and mortality.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0197976

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