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Table 5 Mycobacteria isolated from field collected samples from cervids

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

Cervid Isolate Count
Antelope Mycobacterium avium complex 1
Deera No. Submissions 3693
  Mycobacterium bovis 35
  Mycobacterium avium complex 29
  Unable to Speciate 20
  Mycobacterium terrae complex 14
  Mycobacterium terrae 11
  Mycobacterium fortuitum 10
  Mycobacterium abscessus 7
  Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 6
  Mycobacterium smegmatis 5
  Mycobacterium asiaticum 2
  Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum 2
  Mycobacterium shimoidei 1
  Mycobacterium gastri 1
  Mycobacterium alvei 1
  Mycobacterium kubicae 1
  Mycobacterium engbackii 1
  Mycobacterium kansasii 1
  Mycobacterium septicum 1
  Mycobacterium triviale 1
  Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 1
  Mycobacterium pulveris 1
Elkb No. Submissions 390
  Mycobacterium bovis 46
  Mycobacterium avium complex 32
  Unable to Speciate 13
  Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum 5
  Mycobacterium intermedium 2
  Mycobacterium kansasii 2
  Mycobacterium simiae 1
  Mycobacterium septicum 1
  Mycobacterium abscessus 1
  Mycobacterium goodii 1
  Mycobacterium fortuitum 1
  Mycobacterium szulgai 1
  Mycobacterium gadium 1
  Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 1
  Mycobacterium thermoresistibile 1
Fallow Deer No. Submisions 77
  Mycobacterium bovis 32
  Mycobacterium avium complex 8
  Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 2
  Mycobacterium simiae 2
  Mycobacterium smegmatis 1
  Mycobacterium nebraskense 1
  Mycobacterium holsaticum 1
  Unable to Speciate 1
  1. a Includes white-tailed and mule deer.
  2. b Includes Red and Sika Deer.