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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).