|mac without aids
Mar 8, 2001
My father died of mac a year ago. He did not have aids. How could he have gotten it and how common is it for a non-aids patients to get mac.
Response from Dr. Feinberg
HIV-s can get MAC although that does not happen often. The germ is in soil and water throughout the environment, so it is not hard to come into contact with it. Typically HIV-s with MAC also have chronic lung disease of some kind which makes them vulnerable to MAC infection of the lungs.
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