Prevalence of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease, Germany, 2009–2014
Published Date:Jun 2016
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 22(6):1102-1105.
Keywords:Atypical Mycobacterial Infection
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
International Classification Of Diseases
Mycobacterium Avium Complex
Prevalence Of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease, Germany, 2009–2014
Pubmed Central ID:PMC4880102
Description:We analyzed routine statutory health insurance claim data to determine prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease in Germany. Documented prevalence rates of this nonnotifiable disease increased from 2.3 to 3.3 cases/100,000 population from 2009 to 2014. Prevalence showed a strong association with advanced age and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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