Better Ways to Manage Children’s NTM Infections ‘Urgently’ Needed

Better Ways to Manage Children’s NTM Infections ‘Urgently’ Needed

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Better Ways to Manage Children’s NTM Infections ‘Urgently’ Needed

Large-scale clinical trials and other research are “urgently required” to determine the best ways to manage the growing number of infections with nontuberculous mycobacteria — known as NTM — among children with cystic fibrosis (CF). That’s the argument made by a team of scientists in the U.K., in the study “Treating nontuberculous mycobacteria in children with cystic fibrosis: a multicentre retrospective study,” published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. NTM is a group of…

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