Welcome to the Finding the Optimal Regimen for Mycobacterium Abscessus (FORMAT) trial.

This website has been designed to provide you with information about the FORMAT trial.

The FORMAT trial has been designed to develop a better understanding of how Mycobacterium Abscessus infections start and improving drug treatments with better results for patients of all ages.

The success of FORMAT is possible by bringing together a large international multidisciplinary team with a wide range of expertise and experience.

The team is truly unique with well recognized clinical leaders in the care of patients with respiratory disease and with recognized expertise in large multicentre clinical trials and supported by internationally recognized experts in immunology, mycobacteriology, biomarker research, microbiology and genomics.