TABLE 1.

List of Mycobacterium sp. strains used in this study

SpeciesStrainSourceSurvival after infection of A. polyphaga in:Reference
TrophozoitesCysts
M. abscessusCIP 104536TAbscess++44
M. chelonaeCIP 104535TTortoise, tubercle++43
M. immunogenumCIP 106684TMetal working fluid++82
M. mucogenicumATCC 49650TThyroglossal duct cyst++64
M. fortuitumCIP 104534TAbscess++20
M. peregrinumCIP 105382TBronchial aspiration++44
M. smegmatisATCC 19420TGenital secretions++48
M. goodiiATCC 700504THeel++14
M. mageritenseCIP 104973TSputum++22
M. aurumCIP 104465TSoil++74
M. kansasiiCIP 104589TFatal infection++36
M. szulgaiCIP 104532Ta++49
M. malmoenseCIP 105775TLung tissue++60
M. terraeCIP 104321TSputum, gastric lavage++80
M. marinumCIP 104528TSaltwater fish++8
M. tusciaeCIP 106367TCervical lymph node++71
M. gordonaeCIP 104529TGastric lavage++12
M. intracellulareCIP 104243T++58
M. avium subsp. aviumCIP 104244TDiseased hen, liver++69
M. simiaeCIP 104531TIndian monkey++39
M. bohemicumCIP 105811TSputum++57
M. lentiflavumCIP 105465TSpondylodiscitis++65
M. massilienseCIP 108297TBronchoalveolar fluid++1
M. septicumATCC 700731TCatheter tip of centrally located Hickman++59
M. porcinumCIP 105392TSwine, lymph node++75
M. gastriCIP 104530TGastric lavage fluid++80
  • a —, source unknown.