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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 77 patients with previously diagnosed M. intracellulare lung disease

From: Molecular analysis of clinical isolates previously diagnosed as Mycobacterium intracellulare reveals incidental findings of “Mycobacterium indicus pranii” genotypes in human lung infection

  No. (%) or median (IQR)
Age, years 64 (55–72)
Female 40 (52)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 20.0 (17.7–21.5)
Non-smoker 55 (71)
Previous history of TB treatment 43 (56)
Positive sputum AFB smear 39 (51)
Type  
 Nodular bronchiectatic form 47 (61)
 Fibrocavitary form 22 (29)
 Unclassifiable form 8 (10)
  1. IQR interquartile ranges, TB tuberculosis, AFB acid-fast bacilli