Cite this page: Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachMAI.html. Accessed December 9th, 2016.
Definition / General
- Organism ubiqitous in soil, water, dust
- Infection usually in setting of AIDS with disseminated disease
- Lamina propria filled with monotonous infiltrate of foamy histiocytes, no granulomas
- Ziehl-Neelson, modified Fite stain, other acid fast bacilli stains