Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), disseminated is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX) Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • M. avium 
  • M. intracellulare 
  • Mode of transmission, acquisition unclear.
    • Inhalation likely more than ingestion.
  • May be less common in Africa than developed world.

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Last updated: February 1, 2016