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Table 7 Percentage of drug resistance among different species of SGM

From: Nontuberculous mycobacteria in China: incidence and antimicrobial resistance spectrum from a nationwide survey

Grouping/species MAC Mycobacterium kansasii Other SGM
Antimicrobial agent R (%, n/N) MAC vs M. kansasii R (%, n/N) M. kansasii vs Other SGM R (%, n/N) MAC vs Other SGM
p Value P Value P Value
Amikacin 10.19 (11/108) 0.12 0 (0/31) 0.16 8 (4/50) 0.88
Clarithromycin 4.63 (5/108) 0.35 0 (0/31) 0.28 6 (3/50) 1.00
Linezolid 66.67 (72/108) < 0.01a 3.23 (1/31) < 0.01a 38 (19/50) < 0.01a
Moxifloxacin 47.22 (51/108) < 0.01a 0 (0/31) < 0.01a 26 (13/50) 0.01
  1. SGM slow growing mycobacteria, MAC Mycobacterium avium‒intracellulare complex
  2. aSignificant difference was observed in resistance rate (P < 0.01)