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UNDERSTANDING MAC INFECTION: Can MAC infection be fatal?




 

Being Alive 1993 Mar 5: 22

Disseminated MAC infection may significantly contribute to wasting syndrome (severe weakness and weight loss) of a person with AIDS. In some cases, it has been considered the primary cause of death. 



 




Information in this article was accurate in March 5, 1993. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.