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NTM in CF. NTM are ubiquitous environmental organisms that can cause chronic pulmonary infection. Prevalence among CF patients is increasing. 1-3% in the earliest study reported in 1984. CF Registry with average of 12% but significant range (0-28%). 32.7% reported among patients less than or equal to 40 years in Colorado. Generally categorized as “slow growers” and “rapid growers”.
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Presented at the Midwest Cystic Fibrosis Consortium; April 27-28, 2018; Iowa City, IA.
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