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Table 2 The table illustrates the clinical site from which the human isolates of Mycobacterium avium were isolated.

From: New probes used for IS1245 and IS1311 restriction fragment length polymorphism of Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium and Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis isolates of human and animal origin in Norway

Isolation site Isolate number
Expectorate or lungs H1, H5, H6, H9, H10, H12, H15, H18, H361, H371, H381, H391, H47
Head lymph nodes H3, H4, H7, H8, H13, H19, H20, H21, H22, H23, H24, H25, H26, H27, H281, H29
Abscess H17
Blood culture H2, H412
Unknown site H301, H311,2, H331,2, H341,2, H351,2
  1. Isolates from immunocompromised patients are marked with 1 and HIV positive with 2. Immune status for patients is unknown for isolate H1-H19 and H47.