yongonense noted that it has a distinct rpoB sequence (1), identical to that of a distantly related scotochromogenic
A scotochromogenic, rapidly growing strain was isolated in 2012 from respiratory specimens of an HIV-positive 44-year-old Iranian man with chronic pulmonary disease.
a rapidly-growing scotochromogenic species isolated from clinical specimens on three different continents.
To the Editor: Mycobacterium shigaense is a novel, slow-growing, scotochromogenic
mycobacterium (1), initially reported in 2012 as an opportunistic pathogen isolated from skin biopsy samples from a patient with a history of Hodgkin disease and severe cellular immunodeficiency.
a pathogenic, slowly growing, scotochromogenic
avium DNA was negative), and routine cultures for mycobacteria yielded unidentified scotochromogenic
A new species of rapidly growing scotochromogenic
mycobacteria, Mycobacterium neoaurum.
Data from an extended panel of biochemical and cultural tests for conventional identification have not been reported; however, the appearance of a scotochromogenic
pale yellow pigment with growth at 45[degrees]C and a negative 3-day arylsulfatase test are in full agreement with our present and previous findings (7).