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Table 2 Rapid growing (RGM) and slow growing mycobacteria (SGM) isolated from different environmental sources in Uganda.

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

Category Mycobacterial species     Sample source    Total
   Water    Soil    Faecal  
   House
hold
Valley
dam
Stream Pig
shelter
Cattle
kraal
Water
source
Pig Cattle  
RGM M. fortuitum- peregrinum complex 2 1   3 1 3 1 1 12
  M. parafortuitum     1      1
  M. vanbaaleni       1    1
  M. chubuense       1    1
Total RGM   2 1   4 1 5 1 1 15
SGM M. avium complex 2    1 1 1    5
  M. intracellulare 1 1     7    9
  M. gordonae 4   1       5
  M. terrae 1         1
  M. arupense 1         1
  M. nonchromogenicum 3   1    1    5
  M. hiberniae      1     1
  M. engbaekii      1    1 2
  M. kubicae 2         2
  M. senuense   1        1
  M. simiae 1         1
Total SGM   15 2 2 1 3 9 0 1 33
Grand total   17 3 2 5 4 14 1 2 48
%   35.4 6.3 4.2 10.4 8.3 29.2 2.1 4.2 100