Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare
are important members of the SGM.
Preferential aerosolization of Mycobacterium intracellulare
from natural waters.
Liu, "Differences in risk factors and drug susceptibility between Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare
lung diseases in China," International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, vol.
Microarray biochip identification showed that there were 55 Mycobacterium intracellulare
and eight Mycobacterium avium isolates, 25 Mycobacterium kansasii, one Mycobacterium malmoense/szulgai, 16 Mycobacterium abscessus/chelonei, one Mycobacterium gilvum, four Mycobacterium fortuitum, and three NTM without species identification.
Truong, "Clinical significance and epidemiologic analyses of Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare
among patients without AIDS," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
(1,5-7) Mycobacterium xenopi has been isolated from bird droppings, (l) and budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) have been experimentally infected successfully with Mycobacterium bovis subsp bovis and Mycobacterium intracellulare
in addition to other aforementioned species.
Two species comprise the Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare
. There are about 30 serotypes of MAC organisms. Serotypes 1, 4, and 8 are the most commonly identified serotypes in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the United States.
Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare
, and Mycobacterium scrofulaceum in acid, brown-water swamps of the southeastern United States and their association with environmental variables.
Avian mycobacteriosis is most commonly caused by Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare
, and Mycobacterium genavense, whereas infections caused by M tuberculosis, Mycobacterium fortuitum, and M bovis are uncommon or rare.