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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Mycobacterium Avium Complex


Other Names for this Disease
  • MAC
  • Mycobacterium Avium-Intracellulare
  • MAI
  • Mycobacterium Avium
  • Mycobacterium Avium-Intracellulare infection
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  • My mother has idiopathic BOOP / Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (MAI). She's 81 years old and now weighs 89 lbs. This disease is eating her up. Is this a genetic disease? Could I be at risk? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • MAC
  • Mycobacterium Avium-Intracellulare
  • MAI
  • Mycobacterium Avium
  • Mycobacterium Avium-Intracellulare infection
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.