Mycobacteria are a type of bacteria that are found throughout our environment. While there are hundreds of types of mycobacteria, only about 10 types cause infections in humans.
Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria infections can be long-term infections lasting months or years. They cause symptoms like coughing, weight loss, and fatigue.
Why Choose UHealth?
Advanced, specialized care to fight infections. From the latest diagnostic techniques to the newest evidence-based medicines, our infectious disease physicians offer specialized care for many infectious diseases including HIV, cytomegalovirus, fungal infections, mycobacterial infections, and more. We create personalized treatment plans based on the cause of your infection and your health to prevent and fight bacterial, fungal, and viral infections. You’ll have access to expert physicians, more treatment options, and supportive care that focuses on your needs.