Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011
Mycobacterium lentiflavum in Drinking Water Supplies, Australia
|Characteristic||No. patients||Median age, y (range); sex, M/F||Source, no. isolates
|Bronchial washing||Sputum||Wound swab/aspirate||Other|
|Significant clinical illness||3||49 (42–85); 0/3||2||0||0||Blood, 1|
|Nonsignificant clinical illness||18||67 (22–88); 12/6||9||4||4||Blood, 1|
|Probable nonsignificant clinical illness||4||74 (59–81); 3/1||1||2||0||Ascites, 1|
|Nonsignificant clinical illness with MAC
||66 (49–75); 4/3
|Significant clinical illness||1||1.6; 0/1||0||0||1||0|
|Nonsignificant clinical illness||3||12 (1.6–17); 1/2||0||2||1||0|
*MAC, Mycobacterium avium complex.
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