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Table 1 Samples from environmental sources in Uganda examined for mycobacteria

From: Isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria from pastoral ecosystems of Uganda: Public Health significance

Sample type Sample subtype No. of samples No. (%) of isolates
Water Household drinking 130 17 (13.1)
  Valley dam 36 3 (8.3)
  Stream water 20 2 (10.0)
Subtotal   186 22 (11.8)
Soil Pig shelter 25 5 (20.0)
  Cattle kraal 19 4 (21.1)
  Water source 47 14 (29.8)
Subtotal   91 23 (25.3)
Animal faeces Pigs 18 1 (5.6)
  Cattle 13 2 (15.4)
  Wild birds 2 0 (0)
Subtotal   33 3 (9.1)
Grand Total   310 48 (15.5)