Megan Januska (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, US) discusses the background and findings of her presentation entitled: Nontuberculous Mycobacteria and Chronic Cough in Children: An Underappreciated Entity? (abstract available here).
Questions1. What is the typical clinical presentation of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections in children? (0:11)
2. Why is NTM infection rarely considered in children presenting with chronic cough? (0:33)
3. Could you tell us a little about the cases you are presenting? (0:52)
4. What is the recommended treatment for NTM infections in children? (1:30)
5. What further studies are needed to optimise the diagnosis and treatment of NTM infections in children? (1:58)
Speaker disclosure: Megan Januska has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Filmed at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference 2018, San Diego, CA, US, May 2018.