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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

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