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Table 2 Regional differences in mycobacteria isolated from samples collected from cattle as part of the abattoir surveillance program

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

   Pacific    South Central Great North Mid South  
Isolate Total North Pacific Mountain West Plains Lakes North Atlantic East Unknown
No. Submissions 22813 313 203 2577 4427 4031 3059 420 1261 1255 5267
No. Mycobactria Isolated 663 9 3 55 258 82 50 5 55 32 114
Mycobacterium avium complex 250 6 2 24 54 35 24 2 18 14 71
Mycobacterium bovis 203 1 1 15 144 21 12   3 1 5
Mycobacterium fortuitum 54    4 23 9 2   5 3 8
Unable to Speciate 49    3 14 3 3 1 7 8 10
Mycobacterium kansasii 13 1    2 3 1 1 2   3
Mycobacterium terrae complex 13    2 3 3 1    1 3
Mycobacterium porcinum 10         9   1
Mycobacterium peregrinum 8        1 7   
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum 8 1   1   1 1   1 1 2
Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 7    1 1   1   1   3
Mycobacterium smegmatis 7    1 1     1 2 2
Mycobacterium shimoidei 6    3 1   1    1  
Mycobacterium intermedium 5      2 1     2
Mycobacterium simiae 5    1 3     1   
Mycobacterium asiaticum 3     2       1
Mycobacterium terrae 3     1 1 1     
Mycobacterium flavescens 3     1 1      1
Mycobacterium interjectum 3     3       
Mycobacterium szulgai 2     1      1  
Mycobacterium thermoresistibile 2      1 1     
Mycobacterium pulveris 2      1 1     
Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 2     1       1
Mycobacterium lentiflavum 1     1       
Mycobacterium neoaurum 1     1       
Mycobacterium engbackii 1           1
Mycobacterium monacense 1     1       
Mycobacterium duvalii 1      1