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Bible DictionaryAids Glossary
abbreviation,  mycobacterium avium complex. a disease caused by a dust particles. Symptoms include weight loss, fatigue, and fever. MAC is considered an AIDS-defining condition in the United States.
 
a disease caused by Mycobacterium avium or Mycobacterium intracellulare (sometimes referred to as Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare or MAI), bacteria found in soil and water. In immunosuppressed persons, the bacteria can infect the lymph nodes, intestines, bone marrow, liver, spleen, spinal fluid, lungs and the gastrointestinal tract. MAC is the most common bacterial infection in persons with advanced AIDS (usually under 50-75 CD4 cells/mm3). Symptoms include diarrhea, wasting, fever, night sweats, fatigue andspleen enlargement. Clarithromycin is used as treatment and prophylaxis for MAC.
Bible DictionaryGlossary of HIV(AIDS)-Related Terms
1. A common opportunistic infection<!-- (see) --> caused by two very similar mycobacterial organisms, Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare (MAI), found in soil and dust particles. 2. A bacterial infection that can be localized (limited to a specific organ or area of the body) or disseminated throughout the body. It is a life-threatening disease, although new therapies offer promise for both prevention and treatment. MAC disease is extremely rare in persons who are not infected with HIV.
Bible DictionaryHSE Acronyms and Abbreviations
Maximum Acceptable Concentration or Maximum Allowable Concentration
Bible DictionaryToxicology Dictionary
Maximum Allowable Concentration. A recommendation for the highest level for long-term exposure to a chemical which will not produce adverse effect.

 

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