Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008
Epidemiology of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Patients without HIV Infection, New York City
|Site of disease||No. patients with MAC infection||No. patients with RGM infection||No. patients with other species infections||Total no. patients (%)|
|Respiratory tract||65||7||9||81 (68.1)|
|Skin and soft tissue, nonsurgical||2||4||6||12 (10.1)|
|Surgical sites||0||7||2||9 (7.6)|
|Lymph node||5||1||0||6 (5.0)|
|Central nervous system||0||1||0||1 (0.8)|
|Gastrointestinal tract||0||0||1||1 (0.8)|
|All body sites||76||24||19||119 (100)|
*MAC, Mycobacterium avium complex; RGM, rapidly growing mycobacteria.
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