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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for NTM isolates from 2001-2011

From: A spatial epidemiological analysis of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in Queensland, Australia

Species Count Proportion of all isolates Mean ± SD (per postcode) Range
Total Pulmonary Extra- pulmonary
M. intracellulare 2,306 2,184 122 34.9% 5.50 ± 7.76 0–63
M. avium 674 599 75 10.2% 1.50 ± 2.72 0–16
M. fortuitum 493 195 298 7.5% 1.10 ± 1.92 0–13
M. abscessus 489 334 155 7.4% 1.16 ± 2.01 0–17
M. kansasii 188 174 14 2.8% 0.45 ± 1.17 0–15
M. chelonae 183 64 119 2.8% 0.43 ± 0.95 0–9
M. gordonae 162 146 16 2.5% 0.39 ± 0.81 0–6
Other 1,357 909 448 20.6% 2.40 ± 3.61 0-34
Unspeciated 747 703 44 11.3% 2.39 ± 3.59 0-31
Total 6,599 5308 1291 100.0% 2.55 ± 4.96 0-63