Uveitis with occult choroiditis due to mycobacterium kansasii: limitations of interferon-gamma release assay (igra) tests (case report and mini-review on ocular non-tuberculous mycobacteria and igra cross-reactivity)

International Ophthalmology, 06/12/2012

In this case failure to isolate the atypical mycobacterium would not have had negative therapeutic consequences, as M. kansasii is sensitive to the standard anti–tuberculous treatments, which is not the case with other NTMs.

Print Article Summary Cat 2 CME Report