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Table 1 Mycobacteria isolated from domestic cattle

From: Isolation of mycobacteria from clinical samples collected in the United States from 2004 to 2011

   Abattoir Field
Isolate Total Surveillance Samples
No. Submissions 28738 2215 6588
Mycobacterium bovis 460 203 257
Mycobacterium avium complex 367 250 117
Mycobacterium fortuitum 119 54 65
Unable to Speciate 100 49 51
Mycobacterium smegmatis 53 7 46
Mycobacterium kansasii 28 13 15
Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 26 7 19
Mycobacterium terrae complex 25 13 12
Mycobacterium pulveris 17 2 15
Mycobacterium intermedium 17 5 12
Mycobacterium porcinum 14 10 4
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum 14 8 6
Mycobacterium simiae 13 5 8
Mycobacterium peregrinum 9 8 1
Mycobacterium shimoidei 8 6 2
Mycobacterium terrae 8 3 5
Mycobacterium thermoresistibile 7 2 5
Mycobacterium lentiflavum 5 1 4
Mycobacterium interjectum 4 3 1
Mycobacterium vaccae 4   4
Mycobacterium asiaticum 4 3 1
Mycobacterium neoaurum 3 1 2
Mycobacterium chelonae complex 3   3
Mycobacterium flavescens 3 3  
Mycobacterium monacense 2 1 1
Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 2 2  
Mycobacterium phlei 2   2
Mycobacterium species 2   2
Mycobacterium szulgai 2 2  
Mycobacterium wolinskyi 1   1
Mycobacterium triplex 1   1
Mycobacterium septicum 1   1
Mycobacterium gadium 1   1
Mycobacterium goodii 1   1
Mycobacterium triviale 1   1
Mycobacterium palustre 1   1
Mycobacterium engbackii 1 1  
Mycobacterium duvalii 1 1  
Mycobacterium abscessus 1   1