TABLE 2.

Isolates with “composite” gene patterns identified in this study

IsolateaS/R morphotypeMIC (mg/liter)bSpeciesc% IdentitydPresumptive identificatione
CLAMNOrpoBhsp65sodAargHglpKmurCgndcya
7 (Nantes, 2004)R>32>32M. abscessus10010097.998.410099.499.497.9M. abscessus
M. massiliense96.698.398.195.298.198.297.799.8
M. bolletii95.997.910096.298.696.795.997.1
48 (Pessac, 2004)S4>32M. abscessus10010097.698.899.899.398.999.6M. abscessus
M. massiliense96.298.397.896.297.997.997.498.1
M. bolletii95.497.999.297.098.496.395.697.7
59 (Paris, 2000)R1>32M. abscessus10010097.798.210099.699.697.3M. abscessus
70 (Vannes, 2002)S232M. massiliense96.398.297.995.098.198.397.997.3
M. bolletii95.597.999.896.098.696.996.499.2
AP2 (Paris, 2005)R≤0.12>32M. abscessus10010097.898.210099.699.6100M. abscessus
AP6 (Paris, 2007)R≤0.1232M. massiliense96.598.598.095.098.198.397.998.1
AP11 (Paris, 2005)S0.2532M. bolletii95.998.299.896.098.696.996.298.1
31 (Montpellier, 2004)S2>32M. abscessus10010099.495.898.098.097.399.6?
M. massiliense96.598.510099.810010099.498.1
M. bolletii95.798.298.197.498.996.796.797.7
R3 (Roscoff, 2002)R≤0.12>32M. abscessus10098.599.595.698.099.697.698.1M. massiliense
M. massiliense96.610010099.810098.3100100
M. bolletii95.899.198.297.098.997.096.997.3
AP3 (Boulogne, 2007)S≤0.12>32M. abscessus99.498.299.595.698.097.897.797.9M. massiliense
M. massiliense97.210010010010099.899.897.9
63 (Tours, 2004)S≤0.12>32M. bolletii96.298.898.297.298.996.597.299.4
6 (Nantes, 2003)R>3232M. abscessus96.398.597.895.697.997.897.697.7M. massiliense
M. massiliense10010098.099.699.899.199.699.6
M. bolletii98.299.199.897.298.896.996.996.9
47 (Grenoble, 2004)S>328M. abscessus99.798.299.495.697.798.097.397.7M. massiliense
M. massiliense98.410010099.699.610099.499.6
M. bolletii10099.198.297.298.696.796.796.9
19 (Paris, 2004)R16>32M. abscessus95.798.299.696.610098.095.999.4?
M. massiliense98.399.110097.298.099.697.598.6
M. bolletii99.810098.210098.697.098.697.9
38 (La Réunion, 2005)S>32>32M. abscessus95.798.297.796.699.195.895.798.1M. bolletii
M. massiliense98.599.798.297.298.297.096.997.3
M. bolletii10099.410010098.8100100100
  • a Isolate no. (city in France and year of collection).

  • b CLA, clarithromycin; MNO, minocycline.

  • c Reference strains used for comparison were M. abscessus CIP 104536T (same as ATCC 19977T), M. massiliense CIP 108297T, and M. bolletii CIP 108541T.

  • d Values shown in boldface type indicate the highest percentage of identity.

  • e ?, unknown.