Table 1

 Comparison of species isolated in the three groups in the retrospective study

Bronchiectasis with multiple NTM isolates(N = 25)Bronchiectasis with single NTM isolates(N = 23)Non-bronchiectasis with multiple NTM isolates(N = 22)
Data are shown as number of patients with percentage of total in parentheses.
M avium complex (MAC)18 (72)10 (43.5)2 (9.0)
M kansasii 1 (4)5 (21.5)9 (40.9)
M chelonae 2 (8)4 (17.4)0
M fortuitum 2 (8)1 (4.4)1 (4.5)
M malmoense 2 (8)2 (8.7)3 (13.6)
M xenopi 01 (4.4)7 (31.8)