Personalized medicine approach in mycobacterial disease

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Mycobacterial diseases are a group of illnesses that cause a considerable number of deaths throughout the world, regardless of years of public health control efforts. Personalized medicine is a new but rapidly advancing field of healthcare. Personalized medicine in the field of mycobacteriology may be applied in the different levels of management such as prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. A genetic predisposition and a protein dysfunction study are recommended to tailor an individual approach in mycobacterial diseases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-64
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Mycobacteriology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Mycobacterial
  • NTM
  • Personalized medicine
  • TB

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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