Table 2—

Clinical data of patients withMycobacterium avium complex (MAC)-positive cultures

MAC diseaseMAC-culture positive
Subjects n3314
Sex male/female1/320/14
Age yrs65.3±10.671.4±6.0
BMI kg·m−219.2±3.018.5±2.2
Cigarette smoking01
Alcohol abuse00
Past history of major surgery15 (45.5)4 (28.5)
ESR mm·h−133.2±24.726.7±17.3
MAC species
M. avium2112
M. intracellulare92
  • Data are presented as n or mean±sd. BMI: body mass index; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate.