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Table 2 Clinical details of patients with M. abscessus isolates used for strain typing comparison

From: Mycobacterium abscessus isolated from municipal water - a potential source of human infection

  n (%) Age* Mean±SD Gender M:F        Species
   Lung 54 (73) 58.24±24.53 27:27 M. abscessus subs abscessus 34 (63%)
M. abscessus subs bolletii 20 (37%)
   Cutaneous/Soft Tissue Infection 11 (14.9) 49.18±14.49 5:6 M. abscessus subs abscessus 9 (81.8%)
M. abscessus subs bolletii 2 (18.2%)
   Invasive Device/Line 3 (4.1) 42.67±19.63 2:1 M. abscessus subs abscessus 3 (100%)
   Surgical Wound Infection 2 (2.7) 46.00±7.07 1:1 M. abscessus subs abscessus 1 (50%)
M. abscessus subs bolletii 1 (50%)
   Bloodstream Infection (Line Assoc) 1 (1.4) 47.00±19.86 1:0 M. abscessus subs abscessus 1 (100%)
   Injection Site 3 (4.1) 41.33±22.75 2:1 M. abscessus subs abscessus 3 (100%)
   Total 74 (100) 55.09±22.88 38:36 M. abscessus subs abscessus 51 (68.9%)
M. abscessus subs bolletii 23 (31.1%)