Medical Dictionary: MAC

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MAC: Another name for Mycobacterium avium Complex.
MAC (condition): Bacterial infection that is often AIDS-related.

MAC: Several different syndromes are caused by Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC). Disseminated infections are usually associated with HIV infection. Less commonly, pulmonary disease in nonimmunocompromised persons is a result of infection with MAC. In children, the most common syndrome is cervical lymphadenitis. 1

More information on medical condition: Mycobacterium avium Complex:

1. excerpt from Mycobacterium avium Complex: DBMD

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