A Guide to Expediting the Recognition & Diagnosis of NTM-LD

Program Overview

This learner-friendly, 15-minute infographic activity is augmented by expert and patient videos with an interactive approach to recognizing risk factors for nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) and using guidelines to facilitate a timely diagnosis.

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Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonology, infectious disease, internal medicine clinicians, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD).

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify the factors that place patients at risk for developing nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD)
  • Use current guidelines to facilitate NTM-LD diagnosis

Activity Faculty


Patrick A. Flume, MD

Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC


Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Clinical and Academic Affairs
Director, NYU Bronchiectasis/NTM Program
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
New York, NY


Julie V. Philley, MD

Executive Vice President, Health Affairs
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
Tyler, TX


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