TABLE 1.

AccuProbe results for cultures identified as M. avium or M. intracellulare by 16S rRNA gene sequencing

RLU valueNo. of cultures with the indicated RLU value in:
Phase 1Phase 2a
M. aviumM. intracellulareM. aviumM. intracellulare
<5,0000200
5,000-9,9992200
10,000-19,9992501
20,000-29,9998801
30,000-49,99981700
50,000-79,999123003
80,000-99,9992200
≥100,0001422NANA
  • a NA, not applicable (phase 2 included only isolates with RLU values of <100,000).