TABLE 1

Nontuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) treatment definitions

Definition of likelihood of NTM-PD treatmentDrug combination
ProbableRifampicin–ethambutol–azithromycin
ProbableRifampicin–ethambutol–clarithromycin
ProbableRifabutin–ethambutol–azithromycin
ProbableRifabutin–ethambutol– clarithromycin
ProbableClofazimine–ethambutol–azithromycin
ProbableClofazimine–ethambutol– clarithromycin
PossibleRifampicin–ethambutol
PossibleRifampicin–azithromycin
PossibleRifabutin–clarithromycin
PossibleRifabutin–ethambutol
PossibleRifabutin–azithromycin
PossibleRifabutin–clarithromycin
PossibleEthambutol–azithromycin
PossibleEthambutol–clarithromycin