TABLE 5.

Characterization of M. avium subsp. hominissuis isolates cultured from sterile samples (n = 4) from three patients

Patient no.Isolate referenceSampleIS1245hsp65 sequevarPFGE profileaInfected with MACbComment
37MI06/00264Liver biopsy+Code 3UnrelatedYesHIV
39MI05/03004Blood + Code 1UnrelatedYesHIV
19MI06/00265cBlood+Code 1NAYesHIV
MI06/03278cBlood+Code 1NAYesHIV
  • a NA, not available.

  • b Based on clinical criteria.

  • c Patient with MAC isolates cultured from urine, sputum, and blood samples.