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Table 4 Species distribution of the NTM isolated from PDCs/hospitals in northeastern Tanzania based on Runyon grouping and GenoType® Mycobacterium CM/AS

From: Increased isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria among TB suspects in Northeastern, Tanzania: public health and diagnostic implications for control programmes

Prevalence of NTM infection Runyon group n = 36 (%) Assay
M. gordonae II 6 (16.7) GenoType CM
M. interjectum II 6 (16.7) GenoType CM
M. intracellulare III 4 (11.1) GenoType CM
M. scrofulaceum II 3 (8.3) GenoType CM
M. avium spp. III 2 (5.5) GenoType CM
M. fortuitum III 2 (5.5) GenoType CM
M. kansasii I 1 (2.8) GenoType AS
M. lentiflavum II 1 (2.8) GenoType AS
M. simiae I 1 (2.8) GenoType AS
M. celatum III 1 (2.8) GenoType AS
M. marinum I 1 (2.8) GenoType AS
NTM not identified   8 (22.2)