Prevalence of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Cystic Fibrosis Clinics, United Kingdom, 2009
Paul Seddon , Katy Fidler, Sundhya Raman, Hilary Wyatt, Gary Ruiz, Caroline Elston, Felicity Perrin, Khin Gyi, Diana Bilton, Francis Drobniewski, and Melanie Newport
Author affiliations: Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton, UK (P. Seddon, K. Fidler); Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton (K. Fidler, S. Raman, M. Newport); Kings College Hospital, London, UK (H. Wyatt, G. Ruiz, C. Elston, F. Perrin); Royal Brompton Hospital, London (K. Gyi, D. Bilton); Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London (F. Drobniewski)
Figure. . Regional variation in percentage of cystic fibrosis patients in whom nontuberculous mycobacteria were isolated, United Kingdom, 2009. Percentages represent combined clinics within participating regions. Nineteen of 23 adult and 24 of 29 pediatric CF centers, accounting for 7,122 of 8,513 (84%) CF patients, participated in the survey.
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