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Table 1 NTM species isolated in Humans and Water in Namwala district

From: Characterization of non-tuberculous mycobacterium from humans and water in an Agropastoral area in Zambia

NTM species n Frequency (%)
Humans (N = 153, n = 7)
M. arupense 3 42.9
M. abscesus 1 14.3
M. avium 1 14.3
M. fortuitum 1 14.3
M. nebraskense 1 14.3
Water (N = 149, n = 23)
M. gordonae 5 21.7
M. senegalense 3 13.0
M, fortuitum 3 13.0
M. peregrinum 3 13.0
M. kumamotonense 1 4.3
M. simiae 1 4.3
M. avium 1 4.3
M. gilvum 2 8.7
M. flavescens 1 4.3
M. housetonense 1 4.3
M. smegmatis 1 4.3
M. parafinicum 1 4.3