Despite an increasing incidence and prevalence, NTM-LD is challenging and often delayed due to non-specific symptoms, indolent disease course, and similarities to tuberculosis and other lung diseases; several barriers to its treatment also persist. Learn from Timothy R. Aksamit, MD about potential tools and strategies to expedite the diagnosis and optimize treatment as he shares the story of a patient with NTM-LD.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
Consultant, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
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Timothy R. Aksamit, MD, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
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Type of Activity: Knowledge
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