Table 2: NTM species in ocular infections.

Mycobacterial speciesNumber of Eyes

M. chelonae 179 (42.6%)
M. fortuitum 62 (14.8%)
M. abscessus 46 (11.0%)
M. avium complex 8 (1.9%)
M. szulgai 8 (1.9%)
M. avium 4 (1.0%)
M. gordonae 4 (1.0%)
M. immunogenum 4 (1.0%)
M. haemofilis 3 (0.7%)
M. kansasii 3 (0.7%)
M. massiliense 3 (0.7%)
M. chelonae-fortuitum complex2 (0.5%)
M. mucogenicum 2 (0.5%)
M. aurum 1 (0.2%)
M. flavescens 1 (0.2%)
M. goodii 1 (0.2%)
M. houstonense 1 (0.2%)
M. intracellulare 1 (0.2%)
M. marinarum 1 (0.2%)
M. phlei 1 (0.2%)
M. smegmatis 1 (0.2%)
Unknown NTM species84 (20.0%)