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MOTT

(maht),
Acronymic used to describe mycobacteria other than Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis, and M. africanum (M. tuberculosis complex).
See also: atypical mycobacteria.

MOTT

Mycobacteria other than M tuberculosis An acronym for non-TB mycobacteria–eg, M avium-intracellulare complex, M chelonei, M kansasii, M malmoense, M xenopi; the ratio of MOTT:M tuberculosis reflects the population; it is ↓ in the indigent. See Runyon classification, Tuberculosis.

MOTT

(mot)
Acronym used to describe mycobacteria other than Mycobacterium tuberculosis (q.v.), M. bovis (q.v.), and M. africanus (M. tuberculosis complex).

MOTT

mycobacteria other than tuberculosis.