Make an Appointment

Ask a Question
Refer a Patient

1.877.CALL NJH
(877.225.5654)

Daily Pollen Count

Feeling sneezy or itchy? Check our daily pollen count to learn
what's in the air.

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM): Symptoms


Like tuberculosis (TB), a nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection also affects the lungs. Therefore, nontuberculous mycobacteria symptoms are similar. Most NTM infections and resulting symptoms progress slowly. Symptoms may include:

  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Cough
  • Lack of appetite
  • Night sweats
  • Blood in the sputum (phlegm)
  • Loss of energy
More Symptoms Information
Back to Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)
Bookmark and Share

NTM Infections Treatment

The doctors at National Jewish Health are internationally recognized experts in the diagnosis and care of patients with NTM infections.

Learn more.

NTM Center of Excellence

The NTM Center of Excellence is dedicated to enhancing the clinical care for all patients with NTM infections, & expanding the body of knowledge on NTM through translational research.

Learn more.

Doctors Who Treat Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)

more/less

Sign Up for e-Newsletters

Enter your email address to receive health tips, recent research findings and news about National Jewish Health.