TABLE 2.

Percentages of A. polyphaga trophozoites infected with different species of nontuberculous mycobacteria over a 5-day coculturea

Age of A. polyphaga culture (days)Mean %b (±SD) of A. polyphaga trophozoites infected by:
M. mucogenicumM. septicumM. bohemicumM. szulgai
193.0 ± 3.093.0 ± 4.696.0 ± 3.697.6 ± 3.2
397.3 ± 1.597.3 ± 2.199.0 ± 1.098.3 ± 1.5
596.7 ± 3.298.3 ± 1.596.7 ± 1.599.7 ± 0.6
  • a The observed percentages were not significantly different.

  • b Percentage of A. polyphaga cells with at least one intravacuolar mycobacterium organism.