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Table 1 Radiological findings according to the NTM species

From: Management of patients with pulmonary mycobacteriosis in France: a multicenter retrospective cohort study

  Smear-positive
Nb (%)
Cavitary forms
Nb (%)
Nodulo-bronchiectatic
Forms
Nb (%)
Other findings
Nb (%)
Mycobacterium avium complex (n = 286) 98 (34.3) 46 (16.1) 169 (59.1) 71 (24.8)
Mycobacterium xenopi (n = 94) 39 (41.5) 32 (34.0) 40 (42.6) 22 (23.4)
Mycobacterium kansasii (n = 27) 11 (40.7) 7 (25.9) 15 (55.6) 5 (18.5)
Mycobacterium abscessus complex (n = 18) 11 (61.1) 2 (11.1) 10 (55.6) 6 (33.3)
Mycobacterium fortuitum complex (n = 17) 3 (17.6) 0 (0.0) 8 (47.1) 9 (52.9)
Other species (n = 35) 13 (37.1) 4 (11.4) 17 (48.6) 14 (40.0)
Total (n = 477) 175 (36.7) 91 (19.1) 259 (54.3) 127 (26.6)