Table 3

‚ÄÉCause of deaths: 223 cases of pulmonary M kansasii infection

Cause of deathNumber (%) of patients
*One case each for bleeding secondary to autoimmune thrombocytopenia, hepatitis C, candidiasis, subacute bacterial endocarditis, sarcoidosis, haemoptysis, and drug reaction.
Coronary artery disease40 (18)
Bacterial pneumonia29 (13)
M kansasii 24 (11)
COPD23 (10)
CA lung18 (8)
Other malignancies18 (8)
Congestive heart failure11 (5)
Alcoholic liver disease10 (4)
AIDS6 (3)
Pulmonary embolism6 (3)
Sepsis5 (2)
Bleeding peptic ulcer disease4 (2)
Trauma4 (2)
Cerebrovascular accident3 (1)
Disseminated aspergillosis2 (1)
Pancreatitis2 (1)
Miscellanous*7 (3)
Unknown11 (5)