TABLE 1.

Published Cases of Intrathoracic Disease Caused by Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Children

PatientYearAgeSexRaceOrganismReference
1200324 moFWhiteMACNolt
2200313 moMWhiteMACNolt
3200110 moMNSMAC2
4200114 yMNSMAC3
5200112 yMNSM fortuitum3
6200060 moMNSM avium4
7200042 moMNSM avium4
8199848 moFNSMAC5
9199812 moMNSM haemophilum5
10199812 moMNSM scrofulaceum5
11199824 moFNSPresumed MAC5
12199824 moFNSPresumed MAC5
13199836 moMNSPresumed MAC5
14199814 moMNSPresumed MAC5
1519981 moFNSPresumed MAC5
16199832 moFNSPresumed NTM5
17199714 moMNSMAC6
1819979 moFWhiteMAC7
19199615 moFNSM avium8
20199426 moMWhiteMAC9
21199420 moFWhiteMAC9
2219941.5 moMNSM smegmetis10
23199312 moNSNSRapidly growing NTM11
24199212 moMWhiteM haemophilum12
25199236 moFNSMAI13
26198630 moFHispanicM intracellulare14
27198536 moMNSMAC15
28198428 moMNSMAC-scrofulaceum16
2919816 moMWhiteMAC17
30198030 moMWhiteMAC18
31198015 moFWhiteMAC18
32197224 moFNSM scrofulaceum19
3319693 moFWhiteM intracellulare20
34196745 moMBlackM battey (Runyon III)21
35196414 yFNSM avium22
36196248 moMNS“Chromogen”23
37196148 moFHispanic“Photochromogenic,” presumed M kansasii24
38196011 yFNSMultiple negative cultures25
3919608 yFNSNegative sputum cultures25
40196060 moMBlackPhotochromogens (presumed M kansasii)26
41194924 moFNSM avium27
42194922 moFNSM avium28
43193011 wkFNSGroup 4, similar to M avium (rapid growth)29
  • NS indicates not stated.