Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disseminated infection is an opportunistic infection that occurs almost exclusively in immunocompromised individuals. We report an interesting case of multidrug-resistant polyclonal disseminated MAC infection in a patient with AIDS. During combination anti-MAC therapy, cultures became negative but he developed sensorineural hearing loss as a result of azithromycin ototoxicity.
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Drug-resistant disseminated polyclonal Mycobacterium avium complex in a patient with AIDS: a case report and review of the literature
Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine 2015; 1 (1): e37
Published online: 16 Apr 2015