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Dealing With Mycobacterium Avium Complex And Hiv

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mycobacterium avium complex

Dear Doctor,I would like to know the answer to my question ; what isthe connection between HIV/AIDS and TB? An acquaintanceof mine had an acid- fast-bacilli sputum culture done and the results were mycobacterium avium complex. Negativefor TB. I...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...While Mycobacterium avium is considered an HIV related infection it can also infect people who do not have HIV- it can cause lung disease in people with underlying lung diseases Read more »

mycobacterium avium complex

I'm a healthy woman in my 60's. Iwas diagnosed with MAC about a year and a half ago. I was... Read more »

MAC MAI prognosis

Let me start by saying, I know I am asking a question that may not be good for others to see an... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Children Pregnancy The Bottom Line 1999 Public Health Service Prevention Guidelines on MAC Prevention Introduction Mycobacterium Avium Complex (my-koe-back-teer-ee-um ay-vee-um com-plecks) disease is among the most common... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent MAC (Disseminated Mycobacterium Avium Complex Disease)

... What is Mycobacterium avium complex disease? Can children get MAC disease? What are the symptoms of MAC disease? How is MAC disease diagnosed? How do Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...Fact Sheet 500 for more information on opportunistic infections. Cipro is often used along with other antibiotics to treat mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), an opportunistic infection in people with HIV. See Fact Sheet 514 for more... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...infections. Azithromycin was approved by the FDA on June 14, 1996, for many uses, including the prevention and treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) in persons with advanced HIV infection. It is also being investigated to see how well it... Read more »
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Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

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...My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral Read more »

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... One 'positive' test for harmless anti bodies out of well over 20,000 porn stars who test monthly in ten years. Proof that 'AIDS' is not an std. Factors Known to Cause False Positive HIV Antibody Test Results 1.Anti-carbohydrate antibodies... Read more »