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Table 3 Distribution of NTM species by isolation sites

From: Profiling non-tuberculous mycobacteria in an Asian setting: characteristics and clinical outcomes of hospitalized patients in Singapore

  Pulmonary sites (n = 511) Skin and soft tissues (n = 12) Blood (n = 15) Gastric aspirate (n = 6) Urine (n = 4) Liver (n = 4) Other (n = 8)
M. abscessus – n (%) 202(39.5%) 7 (58%) 2 (13.3%) 3 (50%) 1 (25%) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M. fortuitum – n (%) 85 (16.6%) 1 (8.3%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (50%) 2 (50%) 3 (37.5%)
M. avium – n (%) 77 (15.1%) 0 (0) 10 (66.7%) 0 (0) 1 (25%) 0 (0) 3 (37.5%)
M. kansasii – n (%) 79 (15.5%) 2 (16.7%) 1 (6.7%) 1 (16.7%) 0 (0) 2 (50%) 1 (12.5%)
M. gordonae – n (%) 36 (7%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (33.3%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M. chelone – n (%) 9 (1.8%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M. lentifalvum – n (%) 8 (1.6%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M. scrolaceum – n (%) 6 (1.2%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M. haemophilum – n (%) 0 (0) 2 (16.6%) 1 (6.7%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0)
M. szulgai – n (%) 3 (0.6%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M. simiae – n (%) 3 (0.6%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M. terrae – n (%) 2 (0.4%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
M.mucogenicum- n (%) 1 (0.2%) 0 (0) 1 (6.7%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)