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Table 1 Non-tuberculous mycobacteria reports and rates by species, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, 1995, 2000, 2006

From: Increasing reports of non-tuberculous mycobacteria in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, 1995-2006

  1995 2000 2006  
Species   Total number (1995-2006)
  Number Rate
per
100,000
Number Rate
per
100,000
Number Rate
per
100,000
 
M. avium-intracellulare 225 0.4 360 0.7 649 1.2 4732
M. malmoense 101 0.2 145 0.3 130 0.2 1510
M. kansasii 71 0.1 129 0.2 152 0.3 1380
M. xenopi 33 0.1 50 0.1 117 0.2 827
M. chelonae 5 0.0 42 0.1 117 0.2 708
M. fortuitum 6 0.0 27 0.1 90 0.2 518
M. gordonae 1 0.0 12 0.0 153 0.3 516
M. marinum 14 0.0 27 0.1 27 0.0 274
M. abscessus 0 0.0 1 0.0 60 0.1 172
M. peregrinum 0 0.0 0 0.0 30 0.1 69
M. terrae 0 0.0 2 0.0 4 0.0 33
M. szulgai 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 30
M. fortuitum/chelonae group 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.0 23
M. scrofulaceum 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 15
M. flavescens 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Unnamed species 2 0.0 5 0.0 73 0.1 231
Total 459 0.9 801 1.5 1608 2.9 11039
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