Table 1.

Mycobacteria tested and corresponding hybridization results

MycobacteriumCorrect identificationsOverlapping hybridizationsMisidentifications
At species levelAt genus level
M. tuberculosiscomplex15
M. tuberculosis 12
M. bovis 6
M. bovisBCG1
M. africanuma 1
M. kansasiia 5
M. kansasiireacting with both the previous and the present AccuProbe4
M. kansasii reacting with the present AccuProbe but not the previous one4
M. kansasii not reacting with either the previous or the present AccuProbeb 2
M. gastria 2
M. xenopi 21
M. gordonae 8
M. gordonae genotype 11
M. gordonae genotype 21
M. gordonae genotype 32
M. gordonae presenting HPLCc profile i4
M. gordonae presenting HPLC profile ii4
M. avium 9
M. intracellulare 31
MAI-X (intermediate)10
M. malmoense 6
M. haemophiluma 1
M. paratuberculosisa 1
M. scrofulaceuma 25
M. chelonae 27
M. asiaticum 1
M. bohemicum 2
M. botniensea 1
M. branderia 1
M. celatumtype 1a 4
M. celatum type 2a 2
M. celatumtype 3a 1
M. conspicuuma 3
M. flavescens 2
M. fortuituma 13
M. genavense 1
M. interjectum 1
M. lentiflavum 3
M. marinum 7
M. palustre2
M. phlei 1
M. shimoidei 1
M. simiae 5
M. szulgai 1
M. terrae 7
M. thermoresistibile 1
M. triviale 1
M. tusciae 1
  • a Includes the reference strain.

  • b Kindly provided by Robert Ferguson (Albuquerque, N.M.).

  • c HPLC, high-performance liquid chromatography.