Volume 15, Number 10—October 2009
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria–associated Lung Disease in Hospitalized Persons, United States, 1998–2005
|Secondary diagnosis||Total no.||% Pulmonary NTM as primary diagnosis|
|Postinflammatory pulmonary fibrosis||388||7.5|
|Acute respiratory failure||184||3.6|
*NTM, nontuberculous mycobacteria; HCUP, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project; SID, state inpatient databases; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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