TABLE 1.

Mycobacterial strains tested in this study

Mycobacterium speciesStrain(s) and/or sample type (no. of isolates)
M. tuberculosisATCC 27294, ATCC 35820, ATCC 35822, ATCC 35826, ATCC 35827, clinical isolates (169)
M. kansasiiATCC 12478, clinical isolates (38)
M. gordonaeATCC 14470, clinical isolates (48)
M. aviumATCC 25291, ATCC 35718, clinical isolates (41)
M. intracellulareATCC 13950, ATCC 35772, clinical isolates (68)
M. chelonaeATCC 35749, ATCC 35752, clinical isolates (87)
M. kumamotonenseClinical isolate (1)
M. fortuitumClinical isolates (8)
M. parascrofulaceumClinical isolates (6)
M. monacenseClinical isolates (2)