Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008
Epidemiology of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Patients without HIV Infection, New York City
|Site of NTM disease||% Patients receiving concomitant medications (n = 79)
|Blood (n = 7)||50||33||50||17||17|
|Respiratory tract (n = 81)||26||13||2||4||70|
|Skin and soft tissue, surgical sites (n = 21)||17||17||8||8||75|
*Defined as diabetes, chronic renal failure and/or rheumatologic disease.
†Includes 2 patients with disseminated disease following bone marrow transplantation, 1 patient with central nervous system disease receiving steroids, 1 patient with gastrointestinal disease, and 2 patients with lymph node disease/cancer.