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Table 1 Spectrum and Identity of NTM species

From: Molecular identification of non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from clinical specimens in Zambia

NTM species No. Frequency (%)
M. intracellulare 15 27.8
M. lentiflavum 9 16.7
M. avium 8 14.8
M. fortuitum 4 7.41
M. gordonae 4 7.41
M. kumamotonense 2 3.70
M. indicus pranii 2 3.70
M. peregrinum 2 3.70
M. elephantis 1 1.85
M. flavescens 1 1.85
M. asiaticum 1 1.85
M. bouchedurhonense 1 1.85
M. chimaera 1 1.85
M. europaeum 1 1.85
M. neoaurum 1 1.85
M. nonchromogenicum 1 1.85
Total 54 100