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Table 3 NTM species and antibiotic susceptibilities as determined by broth microdilution

From: Identification of non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from clinical specimens at a tertiary care hospital: a cross-sectional study

NTM spp. n Number and proportion (%) of susceptible strains to given antibiotics
   AK CIP CLA DOX IPM LZD MOX SXT
M. fortiutum 6 6 4 - 1 1 5 4 3
M. cheloane-abscessus 6 6 4 6 1 3 5 6 4
Unidentified RGM 8 8 1 8 3 0 8 5 2
Total RGM 20 20 (100) 9 (45) 14 (100) 5 (25) 4 (20) 18 (90) 15 (75) 9 (45)
MAC 6 - - 6 - - 4 1 -
M. kansasii 4 - 1 4 - - 3 4 2
Unidentified SGM 7 - - 7 - - 3 6 -
Total SGM 17 - - 17 (100) - - 10 (58.8) 11 (64.7) -
  1. Lines labeled with Total RGM and Total SGM represent total number of RGM or SGM tested for each antibiotic listed.
  2. NTM, non-tuberculous mycobacteria; MAC, Mycobacterium avium complex; n = number of isolates tested; AK, amikacin; CIP, ciprofloxacin; CLA, clarithromycin; DOX, doxycycline; IPM, imipenem; LZD, linezolid; MOX, moxifloxacin; SXT, cotrimoxazole.