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Table 1 Characteristics of the three patient pairs in this study

From: Whole genome sequencing of Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) isolates from sputum specimens of co-habiting patients with NTM pulmonary disease and NTM isolates from their environment

 Age
/Relationship
SourcesNTM Collection DateNTM Species by conventional methodHabitatRadiologic findings
Patient A81
/Mother
Sputum5 June 2017M. aviumHOME-1
Apartment (urban area) for 15 years.
Bronchiectasis and centrilobular nodules in RML/LUL lingular segments
Patient B51
/Daughter
Sputum19 July 2017M. aviumCentrilobular nodules with branching opacity in RUL/RML/LUL lingula segments
Patient C77
/Husband
Sputum13 April 2017M. intracellulareHOME-2
House (rural area) for 30 years with high soil environment
Lung nodule in RUL
Patient D71
/Wife
Sputum3 May 2017M. intracellulareMultiple branching opacity and centrilobular nodules in both lung
Patient E62
/Husband
Bronchial washing29 September 2017M. intracellulareHOME-3
Apartment (urban area) for 30 years.
Bronchiectasis with peribonchial infiltration in LLL
Patient F61
/Wife
Bronchial washing29 September 2017M. abscessus subsp. massiliensePatchy opacity and nodules in RML
  1. RUL right upper lobe, RML right middle lobe, LUL left upper lobe, LLL left lower lobe