BTS Guidelines for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

The new BTS Guideline for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease has been published.

The new Guideline combines the best available evidence with expert consensus to generate pragmatic guidance which will assist in the management of these challenging infections.  

The full guideline is published as a supplement to the November 2017 issue of Thorax (available below).  A summary of the recommendations is also available in BMJ Open Respiratory Research (available below).  Read the Thorax article "Introducing the new Guideline..." here. 

20 October 2017

Declarations of Interest:  

BTS Guideline Group members adhere to the BTS Policy for Working with the Biomedical Industry and complete an annual declaration of interest form during the period that the Guideline Group is active.  The BTS Policy document is available here. Declarations of Interest for this BTS Guideline Group can be requested from bts@brit-thoracic.org.uk 

November 2017 

Current Guidelines

Title Publication Date Description Status
BTS Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of NTM-PD 2017-10 October October 2017

The new BTS Guideline for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease was published in 20 October 2017. 

Valid
BTS NTM Guideline - summary of recommendations 2017-10 October October 2017

BTS Guideline for the management of NTM-PD - summary of recommendations (BMJ Open Respiratory Research)

Valid
BTS NTM Guidelines - Web Appendix 1 clinical questions and literature search 2017-10 October October 2017

BTS Guidelines for the management of NTM-PD - Clinical questions and literature search details.

Valid
BTS NTM Guidelines - Web Appendix 2 evidence tables 2017-10 October October 2017

BTS Guidelines for the management of NTM-PD - evidence tables

Valid
BTS NTM Guideline Web Appendix 3 Patient information 2017-10 October October 2017

BTS Guidelines for the management of NTM-PD  - patient information

Valid
BTS NTM Guideline slide set 2017-10 October October 2017

BTS NTM Guideline summary slide set

Valid

Previous Guidelines

Title Publication Date Description Status
Opportunist Mycobacteria Guideline 2000-08 August August 2000

Management of Opportunist Mycobacterial Infections: Joint Tuberculosis Committee Guidelines 1999

Superceded