Tag: M. abscessus

The Antibiotic Nightmare – M. Abscessus

Mycobacterium abscessus therapy is kind of a crapshoot. It is unfortunate to say it like that yet the resistance profiles for this complex of mycobacteria and the microbiology of it make it a frustrating organism to treat. This organism has been called an “antibiotic nightmare” for multiple reasons.  Let’s start here. M. abscessus (as I

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